Common name of Muraena helena
Common name Moreia-preta
Language Portuguese
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Portugal
Ref. Sanches, J.G., 1989
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core other fish
1st modifier color pattern(s)
2nd modifier
Remarks 'moreia', i.e., moray; 'moray' from Latin 'muraena' and Greek 'myraina', i.e., a fish of which the ancients were very fond. Name also cited in Ref. 27000; 'preta', i.e., black.
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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