Home > Fishes > Eels > Morays > Gymnothorax nudivomer

Family Muraenidae

HAWAII

Gymnothorax nudivomer

Airplane, Pokai Bay, Oahu, 100 feet

YELLOWMOUTH MORAY      puhi

Rare along ledges at depths exceeding 100 feet.  Robust, with a blunt head and straight jaws, interior of mouth yellowish-orange, golden brown with irregular white speckles.  Attains 40 inches.  Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Gymnothorax xanthostomus.