Painted eel

The Painted eel lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 3 - 12 m environment.

Gryson Painted Eel Olivia BagEarlier this month, we wondered what was up with the supposedly “painted” finish on the Gryson Painted Violet Bag. More

Gryson Painted Eel Violet Bag is $995 here. More

Gryson Painted Eel Olivia Bag gryson eel olivia bag $995.00 See It See item at shopbop. More

Take for example these gorgeous painted eel skin pumps by Dolce & Gabbana. I love the strong touches of black throughout because it only compliments the painted eel skin. More

Sometimes they are called painted eels because of the bright coloration of certain species. The skin of morays is thick and lacks scales, and most species have low dorsal (top) fins and lack pectoral and pelvic fins. More

Common names

Anguille demoiselle in French (français)
Cirrimirru in Italian (Italiano)
Ciucciara 'mperiali in Italian (Italiano)
Cobra de orelhas in Portuguese (Português)
Cobra-de-orelhas in Portuguese (Português)
Congre pintat in Catalan (Català)
Congrio pintado in Spanish (español)
Cucco in Italian (Italiano)
Echel in Polish (polski)
En art ormeål in Danish (dansk)
Gringu tan-nemex in Maltese (Malti)
Gringu tar-ramel in Maltese (Malti)
Gringu tat-tikek in Maltese (Malti)
Hadař evropský in Czech (česky)
Kurzschnauziger Schlangenaal in German (Deutsch)
Mirmir baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Miro in Italian (Italiano)
Mırmır balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Ngjala qullamane in Albanian (Shqip)
Painted eel in English
Scussuni in Italian (Italiano)
Seppi i mari in Italian (Italiano)
Serpe 'e fangu in Italian (Italiano)
Serpenton miro in French (français)
Serpiente de mar in Spanish (español)
Spraglet ormeål in Danish (dansk)
Stiktomougri in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Stiktomougri in Greek, Modern (1453)
Stumpfnasen-Schlangenaal in German (Deutsch)
Tieso miro in Spanish (español)
Ugorac glavan in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Worm-eel in English
Στικτομούγγρι in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Στικτομούγγρι in Greek, Modern (1453)
Φίδι της θάλασσας in Greek (Ελληνικά)
白点蠕鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
白點蠕鰻 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Ophichthidae
Genus : Echelus
Species : Echelus myrus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758