Gymnothorax eurostus (Abbot, 1860)

Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Wednesday, 26 January 2000
Location: 
N W Solitary Island
Depth: 
12m
Common name: Stout Moray
Distribution:

Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Widespread tropical Indo-Pacific. In Australia recorded from central Western Australia and from central Qld to Seal Rocks, and including Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands.

Ecological Notes:

Found in clear coastal waters near reefs or coral areas. Feeds on invertebrates.

Additional Notes:

Very shy and hard to approach underwater. Grows to about 80cm.