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Blue Ribbon Eel

Rhinomuraena quaesita


A beautiful Eel species, always being targeted by Aquarium fish smuggler or trader.


Coastal reef top , crests with clear water, from 5 to 50 meter deep.

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Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

looks like he has a cold/..

LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Great SOTD Shauming!

KathleenYap 6 years ago

Fascinating! Thank you for sharing :)

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago


Carol Milne
Carol Milne 6 years ago

Congratulations on this amazing eel. So beautiful and great series.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 6 years ago

Awesome spot! Congrats!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

very nice congrats!

Congratulations Shauming !

NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Congratulations Shauming!

tibiprada 6 years ago

Awesome indeed ... Happy SOTD!

Great capture ShaumingLo,congrats on the SOTD,thanks for sharing such a beautiful spotting page

ShaumingLo 6 years ago

Thanks for all the kind words, it is about 1.5 cm body diameter and about 3 feet long when matured LaurenRarate.

HemantKumar 6 years ago

congratulations beautiful spotting n shot

LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Remarkable creature and beautiful pictures! Congratulations. How big is it?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Well deserved congrats Shauming

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago

Congrats Shauming!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 6 years ago

Congrats Shauming!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD, Shauming!

LuisStevens 6 years ago

Congrats Shauming!

LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Congratulations Shauming!

KarenL 6 years ago

Congratulations Shauming! This fabulous series has earned you spotting of the day.

Blue ribbon eels are hermaphrodites, with males changing color from blue to yellow as they reverse sex to become females.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Wonderful series :)

OnengDyah 6 years ago

Pretty..and nice color..

Spotted by

Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

Lat: -8.56, Long: 119.46

Spotted on Dec 9, 2004
Submitted on Feb 3, 2013

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