Chained moray

Echidna catenata, or the chain moray, is a moray eel from the Western Atlantic.

The Chained moray lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 12 m , usually 0 - 2 m environment.

Spotted moray eels and chained moray eels will grin at you. Turtles are seen here, same as spotted eagle rays. Occasionally even manta rays are spotted. More

tangs, even a chained moray which looked like a big fat snake crawling on the bottom. No fear, this is beautiful. Well by the time the dive was over and we slowly ascended to the top and got back in the boat, I had made my decision. More

Common names

chain moray in English
Chain moray eel in English
Chained moray in English
Culebra oromanie in Papiamento
Echidna catenata in Catalan (Català)
Goudgeaderde murene in Dutch (Nederlands)
Ketjumureena in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kolebra oromani in Papiamento
Little banded eel in English
Moréia in Portuguese (Português)
Morena in Spanish (español)
morena cadena in Spanish (español)
Morena cadeneta in Spanish (español)
Morena de cadena in Spanish (español)
Morena jaspeada in Spanish (español)
Muréna řetízková in Czech (česky)
Murène enchainée in French (français)
鏈蛇鱔 in Mandarin Chinese
链蛇鳝 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Echidna
Species : Echidna catenata
Authority : Bloch, 1795