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Highfin Moray Eel

Gymnothorax pseudothyrsoideus

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Highfin moray eel
Gymnothorax pseudothyrsoideus Gymnothorax pseudothyrsoideus, Highfin moray


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4 Comments

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Wow that's cool! I've never seen a moray eel in such shallow water, that's really neat! You should add that info to your description, it's really interesting :)

RianBernal
RianBernal 9 years ago

wow! thank you for the information!

i saw this in the intertidal! i saw it eat a crab i think.....

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Ah also! You should submit this to the global coral reef survey mission!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Great spotting, this guy is a moray eel and specifically the highfin moray. It's also sometimes called the yellow-line or mottled moray! Very interesting that you saw him in the sediment rather than hiding somewhere in the reef.

RianBernal
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RianBernal

Dumaguete, Siquijor, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 2, 2011
Submitted on Aug 21, 2011

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