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Napoleon Snake Eel (Ophichthus bonaparti) Madidir I, Lembeh. And a bit more of the body&#039;s view in the next posting:<br />
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Napoleon Snake Eel (Ophichthus bonaparti)

Madidir I, Lembeh. And a bit more of the body's view in the next posting:

Napoleon Snake Eel (Ophichthus bonaparti) Madidir I, Lembeh. Geotagged,Indonesia,Napoleon snake eel,Ophichthus bonaparti,Spring

    comments (3)

  1. Cool! :o Those eyes are awesome! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Yes, these sleepy eyes :-D Posted 2 months ago
  2. Note that I slightly moved your geotag because for some reason it detected "India" as the country. Sorry! Posted 2 months ago

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The Napoleon snake eel is an eel in the family Ophichthidae . It was described by Johann Jakob Kaup in 1856, originally under the genus ''Poecilocephalus''. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the Indo-Pacific, including Durban, South Africa, Mauritius, Indonesia, Japan, Australia, and the Penghu Islands. It is known to dwell at a depth of 20 metres , and inhabits lagoons and reefs; it forms solitary burrows in sand sediments. Males can reach a maximum total length of 75 centimetres.. more

Similar species: Eels
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Sep 13, 2018. Captured May 20, 2018 03:22 in Unnamed Road, Kadoodan, Madidir, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/4.9
  • 1/100s
  • ISO400
  • 18mm