Honeycomb Moray
  • Gymnothorax
  • Maldivian Name:
  • Habitat: shallow bays, island lagoons, and coral reefs
  • Location: on very reef of the Maldives
  • Size: 1 to 2 meters
  • Description: Moray eel is a large moray which can reach a maximum length of 300 cm, but specimens usually encountered are much smaller.[1] Its serpentine in shape body has a white to yellowish background color dotted with numerous black spots which latter vary in size and shape depending on the individual and on the environment in which the animals live
  • Diet: fish: It feeds mainly on small fish and cephalopods
  • Feeding Habits: The laced moray is carnivorous, it leaves its lair at night to actively hunt its preys along the reef jump out of the water to catch prey.
  • Lifespan: longer than 12 years
  • Offspring:

  • Status: aggressive in a wild

  • Threatened by: human destruction