Animal Species:Greyface Moray, Gymnothorax thyrsoideus (Richardson, 1845)
The Greyface Moray can be recognised by the light brown colour of its body, its white to purplish snout and silvery white eyes.
The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.
- Allen, G.R. & R. Swainston. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A Field Guide for Anglers and Divers. Western Australian Museum. Pp. 201.(as Siderea thrysoidea)
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology