moray eel


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Noun1.moray eel - family of brightly colored voracious eels of warm coastal watersmoray eel - family of brightly colored voracious eels of warm coastal waters; generally nonaggressive to humans but larger species are dangerous if provoked
eel - voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
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Likewise, in New Zealand in 2013, a decomposing killer whale couldn't just be a killer whale, it had to be a monstrous species of moray eel (although 10,000 scientists on Twitter were saying: "That is a dead killer whale"), or a bizarre prehistoric beast ("No, that is a killer whale").
The honeycomb moray eel, which has very bad eyesight and relies on its sense of smell, will also be on display.
And in the Bahamas, while he was snorkeling with his ecology students, a moray eel mistook a glint from his wedding ring for a small fish and nearly ripped his finger off.
Around each bend of the circular offshore reef was another surprise - a blue-lipped clam, a clownfish (like Disney's Nemo) guarding an anemone, a shy octopus, a spiky lion fish and a sinister moray eel.
A moray eel on a butterfly jig, on a wreck in 74 feet of water--came up in a ball, wrapped around the whole thing.
Although a little apprehensive at rst and coming face to face with a 6ft Moray Eel shortly after his descent, he returned back to diving school Ocean College's boat with a smile beaming from ear to ear.
Print color images of the following animals: water spider, box jellyfish, three-toed sloth, black widow spider, moray eel, and slow lofts.
This Ozzy is Birmingham Sea Life Centre's unstable dragon moray eel, so named because of his tattoo-like marks.
Three saltwater tanks contain clownfish, shrimp, lobsters, and a yellow moray eel.
Things get even more diverting when the Bonus Wild moray eel arrives, landing on the octopi and activating their ink defences, awarding the player with a x2 multiplier on their bet plus an amusing squirt of black ink.
Other animals pass by: a moray eel and an octopus, but Sea Horse will not run away.