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Bandtooth Conger – Ariosoma balearicum Seen during a night dive. It is so cute to see her shy face peering out from her sand hole! Ariosoma balearicum,Bandtooth conger,Geotagged,Spain,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Bandtooth Conger – Ariosoma balearicum

Seen during a night dive. It is so cute to see her shy face peering out from her sand hole!

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  1. Shy little cutie! :o Posted 2 months ago
  2. On jewel after the other, Marta! Posted 2 months ago
  3. Absolutely adorable! What a cool find! Posted 2 months ago

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The bandtooth conger , also known as the Baleares conger or the Balearic conger, is an eel in the family Congridae . It was described by François Étienne Delaroche in 1809, originally under the genus ''Muraena''. It is a subtropical, marine eel which is known from the western and eastern Atlantic and the western Indian Ocean, including North Carolina, USA; the northern Gulf of Mexico, northern South America, Canada, Portugal, Angola, the Mediterranean, and the Red Sea. It inhabits reefs and littoral.. more

Similar species: Eels
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Nov 22, 2019. Captured Apr 30, 2019 22:24 in Paseo Barrilla, 17, 35510 Tías, Las Palmas, Spain.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm