Enchelycore anatina

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Enchelycore anatina


Taxonavigation: Anguilloidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Anguilloidei

Familia: Muraenidae
Subfamilia: Muraeninae
Genus: Enchelycore
Species: Enchelycore anatina


  • Enchelycore anatina (Lowe, 1838)

Neotype: BMNH 1869.3.7.1. Neotype designated by Böhlke et al., 1989

Type locality: Off Madeira.[1]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Fangtooth moray
português: Víbora
中文: 尖齿勾吻鯙


  • Ben-Tuvia, A. & Golani, D.; 1984: A west African fangtooth moray eel Enchelycore anatina from the Mediterranean cost of Israel. Copeia, 1984 (2): 541–544.
  • Böhlke, E. B., McCosker, J. E. & Böhlke, J. E.; 1989: Family Muraenidae (pp. 104-206). In: Böhlke, E. B. (ed.): Memoirs of the Sears Foundation of Marine Research, Mem. 1 (pt 9).
  • Günther, A.; 1870: Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Gymnotidae, Symbranchidae, Muraenidae, Pegasidae, and of the Lophobranchii, Plectognathi, Dipnoi, ...[thru] ... Leptocardii, in the British Museum. 8: 1–549.
  • Lowe, R. T.; 1838: A synopsis of the fishes of Madeira; with the principal synonyms, Portuguese names, and characters of the new genera and species. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 2 (pt 3, art. 14): 173–200.
  • Smith, D.G. 2012. A checklist of the moray eels of the world (Teleostei: Anguilliformes: Muraenidae). Zootaxa 3474: 1–64. Preview PDF. Open access. Reference page
  • Enchelycore anatina in Catalog of Fishes, Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2023. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.