Yellowish body and light grey head, with numerous darker blotches. Tail may have white margin. Localised, differing from co-occurring G. eurostus (stout moray) by light/grey rather than yellow base colour on head.
Max Size: 55 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 18.7-25.0°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (46% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: extract from RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland