Saltwater fish, Morays, Its serpentine in shape body has a light color
with dark brown spots. Top of the fin is black. In daytime hiding with
its head sticking out. By night it emerges and swims over the reef in
hunt for food.
To be confused with
- Purplemouth moray
- Reticulate moray
- Goldenttail moray
- Honeycomb moray
Size: 30 to 90 cm, max 120 cm
Colour: Body has a light color with dark brown spots. Top of the fin is black.
Shape: Serpentine in shape.
Habitat environment and ecology
Inhabits coral reefs, hides during daytime, hunts at night.
BES-eilanden: St. Eustatius.
[Marion Haarsma, may 2015]
- DeLoach, N., & Humann, P. (2002). Reef Fish Identification -
Florida Caribbean Bahamas - 3th Edition. New World Publications, Inc.