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Mediterranean moray

Muraena helena

Description:

This individual was I think a juvenile. They usually have a nice pattern of yellow dots over brown, with white face.

Habitat:

Rocks and coral reef crevices.


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9 Comments

M.A. Orendan
M.A. Orendan 4 years ago

Amazing!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks Carol! I should check the blog! I´ve been away from PN because of too much work lately...

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 6 years ago

Marta, amazing animal. WOW! And you are featured in the recent blog. Awesome!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Congratulations, Marta! Your magnificent moray eel was featured in my Project Noah blog post, "It's Life - unique abilities for unique organisms" today!
http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/4414706...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Yes..they must be borne for their predators..

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

They must be difficult to cook because of the many bones, right? I never tried one :-)

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 8 years ago

Just spectacular Marta..
While young, we used to spearfish (Greece) and if we came upon one of these we sure treaded lightly..
They are very good to eat if you can get a hold of them..
Nick

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Whoa! Striking!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Also because she was small compared to the adult size, it was very cute to find her

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Cute..!!

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Italy

Lat: 38.71, Long: 13.19

Spotted on Jun 14, 2010
Submitted on May 23, 2011

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