Marbled snake eel

The Marbled snake eel lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 37 m environment.

Marbled snake eel; Snake eel; Saddled snake eel; Harlequin snake eel; Fowler's snake eel; Shorttail snake eel; Bluntnose snake-eel; Yellow snake-eel; Spotted snake eel; Dusky snake eel; Napoleon snake eel; Fringelip snake-eel; Dark-shouldered snake eel; Many-eyed snake-eel; Longfin spotted snake-eel; Yellow-spotted snake eel; Black-striped More

1028_039 Marbled snake eel, Callechelys marmorata, Solomon Islands, Pacific FILE NAME: 1028_039. More

A Marbled Snake Eel (Callechelys marmorata) buried in the sand off the island of Mabul in Sabah, Malaysia. The sand billowing up is from the gills of the eel as it completes its breathing cycle. More

Common names

Anguille-serpent marbrée in French (français)
Hadař mramorovaný in Czech (česky)
Hadovec mramorovaný in Czech (česky)
Marbled snake eel in English
Marbled snake-eel in English
Marmer-slangpaling in Afrikaans
Pananglitan in Surigaonon
云纹丽鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
雲紋麗鰻 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Ophichthidae
Genus : Callechelys
Species : Callechelys marmorata
Authority : Bleeker, 1853