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Panamic green moray

Gymnothorax castaneus


Body dark green to brown, with some fine white spots behind head. Pointed snout with heavy body. Upto 1,5 metres in length.


On rocks & coral reefs, from 3 upto 40 metres depth. Lives during the day in holes, feeds at night - eats mainly other fish and octopus. Curious, but will retreat when harassed


Spotted on the northern side of Isla Largo, part of Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

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PieterHartog 9 years ago

Thanks - have more of these taken on other spots along the Costa Rican coast. They make great picture models, as not moving too much.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Grate spot

Spotted by

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Dec 26, 2010
Submitted on Jan 14, 2012

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