Yellow garden eel

The Yellow garden eel lives in the demersal, non-migratory, marine, depth range 33 - 33 m environment.

Yellow Garden Eel (Heteroconger luteolus) in its hole. This Eel was found in 110 feet of water next to the wreck of The Eagle in Islamorada, Florida. A colony of roughly 50 eels can be found here just off the North side of the wreck. More

yellow garden eel (Heteroconger luteolus) is usually found in deeper waters off the coast of Florida. More

I actually spotted Yellow Garden Eels there for the very first time! They were in small clusters of 3 and 4 and I found them to be much more approachable than the garden eels I've encountered in the Caribbean. More

Common names

Úhorovec žlutavý in Czech (česky)
Úhořovec žlutavý in Czech (česky)
yellow garden eel in English
墨西哥湾异康吉鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
墨西哥湾异康吉鳗 in Unknown
墨西哥灣異康吉鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
墨西哥灣異康吉鰻 in Unknown

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Congridae
Genus : Heteroconger
Species : Heteroconger luteolus
Authority : Smith, 1989