Shrimp eel

The Shrimp eel lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 1 - 450 m , usually 1 - 90 m environment.

For example, this shrimp eel has likely been there all along but has been overlooked because of it's secretive nature and it's preference for an ugly-looking habitat that most divers shun. More

Common names

Apuankerias in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Caramuru in Portuguese (Português)
Cobra do mar in Portuguese (Português)
Culebra blancu in Papiamento
Gomes's snake eel in English
Hadar gomesuv in Czech (česky)
Maja de mar in Spanish (español)
Miroró in Portuguese (Português)
Moréia in Portuguese (Português)
Morongo in Portuguese (Português)
Muçum in Portuguese (Português)
Muçum do mar in Portuguese (Português)
Muriongo in Portuguese (Português)
Pallid snake eel in English
Safío prieto in Spanish (español)
Sea eel in English
Sea serpent in English
Serpenton chevrette in French (français)
Shrimp eel in English
Snake eel in English
tieso camaronero in Spanish (español)
Tieso negro in Spanish (español)
Whipsnake eel in English
White snake eel in English
Witte slangaal in Dutch (Nederlands)
郭氏蛇鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
郭氏蛇鳗 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Ophichthidae
Genus : Ophichthus
Species : Ophichthus gomesii
Authority : Castelnau, 1855