Yellow Moray Eel

Photo copyright Tim Nicholson.
Taken in the Southern Egyptian Red Sea.
Orange-Eyed Moray Eel, Gymnothorax nudivomer (Playfair)

Identified by its orange eyes and green fringe on fins. Lives at depths up to 150 m on seaward reefs.

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More Moray Eel Photos are on page 2 of our gallery and in our Google+ Moray Eel album...

Further Reading:
Coral Reef Fishes, Indo-Pacific and Caribbean, by Ewald Lieske and Robert Myers
The Underwater Photographer: Digital and Traditional Techniques, by Martin Edge