Image: Yellowmargin Moray, Gymnothorax flavimarginatus

Yellowmargin Moray, Gymnothorax flavimarginatus

A Yellowmargin Moray at a depth of 25 m, “Fan Garden,” 3 km west of Sawa Island, Wakatobi National Park, Indonesia, 1 September 2012.

Erik Schlögl
© Erik Schlögl


The species can be recognised by its purplish-coloured head, yellow and dark brown mottled body colouration, yellow-green margins posteriorly on the fins and black opercular opening.


Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & R.C. Steene. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Crawford House Press. Pp. 557.


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