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Harlequin Snake Eel Myrichthys colubrinus  Australia,Australian fish,Geotagged,Harlequin Snake Eel,Myrichthys colubrinus,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. What an interesting and attractive eel. It looks a bit lumpy.. is that just the water? Posted 3 years ago
    1. Yes Mark, it is the water. The photo was taken in very shallow water with lots of wind.. :)
      Posted 3 years ago
  2. Only just seen this one....that is an amazing effect by wind and shallow water. Brilliant photo Christiane. Posted 29 days ago
  3. This isn't just wildlife photography - it is fine art - well done! Posted 29 days ago

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''Myrichthys colubrinus'' is a snake eel from the Indo-Pacific. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 97 cm in length.

Similar species: Eels
Species identified by Christiane Geissler
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By Christiane Geissler

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Uploaded Mar 13, 2016. Captured Mar 15, 2010 17:54 in Scruffs Rd, Cape Range National Park WA 6707, Australia.
  • DMC-FT1
  • f/3.3
  • 10/3200s
  • ISO80
  • 4.9mm