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Gymnothorax castaneus (Panamic green moray; Chestnut moray)

Synonyms: Sidera castanea
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Wikipedia Abstract

The panamic green moray eel (Gymnothorax castaneus) is a large moray eel in the Pacific. Common names also include chestnut moray eel. The panamic green moray is found in the Pacific from the Gulf of California to Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands.It grows to about 1.5 m in length, and is brown to brownish green. It is found near reefs and associated waters between 3 and 36 m deep.
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Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)[1]
Carcharhinus leucas (Zambezi shark)[1]
Mycteroperca xenarcha (Broomtail grouper)[1]
Sphyraena ensis (vicuda)[1]
Triaenodon obesus (whitelip reef shark)[1]


California Current; Cocos I. Costa Rica; Colombia; Costa Rica; Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands.; Ecuador; El Salvador; Galapagos Islands; Guatemala; Gulf of California; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Southeast; Panama; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Revillagigedo;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
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