Ribbon Eel
  • Rhinomuraena quaesita
  • Maldivian Name: Ribbon ven
  • Habitat: Occurs on reef crests and slopes from 3 meters to 40 meters.
  • Location: Maagiri thila and victory wreck
  • Size: 1.3 meters
  • Description: Ribbon eels are one of the amazing underwater animals only divers get to see. When the photo above turned up on PADI’s Facebook page from diver Swee Cheng, we decided to find out more about this fascinating creature.
  • Diet: small fish such as demsels.
  • Feeding Habits: it change the color on pray and its very poor eye site.
  • Lifespan: Unknown
  • Offspring: unknown
  • Status: no danger
  • Threatened by: human destruction.