Moray eel

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The Moray eel lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 67 - 175 m environment.

Moray eels are huge cosmopolitan eels of the family Muraenidae. There are approximately 200 species in 15 genera. The typical length of a moray is 1. More

Moray eels' heads are too narrow to create the negative pressure that most fish use to swallow prey. Quite possibly because of this, they have a well-developed second set of jaws in their throat called pharyngeal jaws, which also possess teeth. More

of the largest Indo-Pacific moray eels and can grow to almost 10 feet in length (300 cm). It spends most of its time in caves and crevices but may be observed free-swimming as well. More

Moray eels vary considerably in size depending on species, from the ribbon moray at around 25 cm to the giant moray which can be as much as 4 metres in length. Similarly, skin diversity and colour has as many variations as there are species. More

I have a brackish water moray eel that is albino that has been doing very well. I have had him for about eight months now. The only concern I have with him is he is beginning to eat more than he has been. More

* Can Moray Eels Live in Freshwater? - True Saltwater VS So-Called Freshwater... * Feeding Saltwater Fish and Invertebrates - Introduction: Understanding The ... More

Moray eel darts out of its lair to catch a yellow tang. The eel has an unusual set of jaws (purple): they move forward to carry small fish down the gullet. More

���� Moray eels live in both tropical and subtropical seas.� They are found in Atlantic Ocean waters from New Jersey in the United States all the way to the country of Brazil. More

moray eels are best left in the seas from which they came. Generally they get too big, are too ornery, even dangerous for aquarists, rendering bacteria-infested bites to the unwary. More

Moray eels is a family of eel. Sometimes they are also called by their Latin name Muraenidae. Moray eels can be found all over the world. There are 200 different species in 15 genera. Typically, moray eels grow to a length of about 1. More

* The five species of moray eel: New Zealand's five species of moray eel are found in the north-eastern part of the North Island. * The yellow moray is the most common coastal species. More

Muraena helena showing typical moray eel morphology: robust anguilliform shape, lack of pectoral fins and circular gill openings. common Muraena Helena showing typical moray eel morphology: robust anguilliform shape, lack of pectoral fins and circular gill openings. More

Snowflake Moray Eel is safe to house with any fish it cannot easily swallow. It can be housed with some invertebrates, like anemones and corals, but not crustaceans. The wild Snowflake Moray is a nocturnal predator, ambushing fish and crustaceans. More

Comments about GREEN MORAY EELS of the Fort Worth Zoo. The eel keepers really focused on the beauty of the Green Moray Eel. They are all well fed and seem to be content. More

Moray Eels can be exciting and challenging marine life to keep. A big warning should go along with them. It can be dangerous to keep a moray eel, as they aren’t always the nicest of fellows. More

More impressive moray eel at 18 inches. LA Pic Two 16 inchers in boring empty 10-gallon tank. Add some décor. Origins: Most freshwater moray eels come from the mouths of rivers where they pour into the ocean. More

Building a Freshwater Moray Eel Habitat Plants Plants and Nutrients Plant Arranging Algae: The Green Plague and the planted tank Disinfecting Plants Year-end Wrap-up 2002 Top 10 2001 More

Freshwater Moray Eels are intriguing pets that make an excellent addition to bare tanks or tanks with larger, aggressive fish. With a little research and patience, taking care of these eels can be a simple process. More

Common names

Ami-utsubo in Japanese (日本語)
Cá L?ch khoang in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Lịch khoang in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Dusky-banded moray in English
Lesser moray in English
Moray eel in English
Muréna menší in Czech (česky)
Muréna menší in Czech (česky)
Muréna znamenaná in Czech (česky)
Na-mang-gom-ch'i in Korean (한국어)
Net morey in English
Puhi 'oiro in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Reticulated moray-eel in English
Reticulated morey in English
spotted moray in English
Wǎng wén luǒ xiōng shàn in Mandarin Chinese
小裸胸鱔 in Mandarin Chinese
小裸胸鳝 in Mandarin Chinese
疏条纹裸胸鯙 in Mandarin Chinese
疏條紋裸胸鯙 in Mandarin Chinese
網紋裸胸鱔 in Mandarin Chinese
网纹裸胸鳝 in Mandarin Chinese
薯鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
薯鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
虎鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
虎鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
錢鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
钱鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
나망곰치 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Muraenidae
Genus : Gymnothorax
Species : Gymnothorax minor
Authority : Temminck & Schlegel, 1846