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Fimbriated Moray Eel

Gymnothorax fimbriatus

Description:

A Moray Eel (Family Muraenidae) It is pale green-yellow in color with black spots on its face and can reach a maximum length of 80 cm. It feeds mainly on small fish. They are possibly protogynous hemaphrodites meaning that are born female and at some point in their lifespan change sex to males.



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2 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Great shot!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 7 years ago

Wow, that looks pretty menacing!

SamanthaCraven
Spotted by
SamanthaCraven

Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

Lat: 13.50, Long: 120.95

Spotted on Mar 18, 2012
Submitted on Apr 8, 2012

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