Fast Facts

  • Size Range
    It grows to about 58 cm in length.


Tiger Morays are whitish, often with darker mottling dorsally. They have 17-21 dark bands that are narrower than the pale interspaces.


The species occurs in shallow tropical Indo-west Pacific waters.

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.


  1. Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and Shore Fishes of the South Pacific. University of Hawai'i Press. Pp. 707.