Honeycomb Moray Eel


Common Name:
Honeycomb Moray Eel
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Species:
Gymnothorax favagineus
Average Size:
2 metres
Description:

The Honeycomb Moray Eel is known by several names around the world, including Leopard Moray Eel, Laced Moray Eel, & Tesellate Moray Eel. These are very attractive eels, due to their pattern and colouration. They're found in many countries' seas in the Indo-Pacific region. Like most Moray Eels, they hunt at night, and hide in crevices during the day with just the front 20-40% of their bodies showing. 

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