Tag Archive: moray eels

Sep 20 2013

Green moray eels, Gymnothorax funebris (Biology, geographic range, and adaptation) – Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)     Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal   This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The “Green moray eels”, Gymnothorax funebris are also known as “green conger”, “green congo”, “green eel”, and “olive-green moray eel”. They belong to the family Muraenidae. Based on few documents on green …

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Aug 30 2013

Historic tragedy (when moray eels are involuntary fed on human)

Source of the photo: Les merveilles de la science – Chapter Pisciculture, by: Louis Figuier. Publisher: Furne, Jouvet et Cie.  Year : 1869 Caption of the photo (in French): L’affranchi pollion faisant jeter un esclave aux murènes de ses viviers Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This is sad to review this tragedy that was happening during …

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Aug 17 2012

Moray eels (Reproduction, predation and conservation) – Video

This video was taken in Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA during June, 2012 Reproduction and life cycle: Moray eels show hermaproditism phenomenon where some of the morays they start males before turning into females (sequential) while others are synchronous (having both functional testes and ovaries at the same time) and can mate with either sex. The …

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Aug 17 2012

Moray eels (Introduction, characteristics, distribution and feeding) – Video

This video was taken in Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA during June, 2012 Introduction: Moray eels belong to about 15 genera and about 200 species in the family Muraenidae. With few exceptions, the moray eels are almost exclusively marine. The size of moray eels vary significantly according to species whereas the smallest eels would measure about 12-20 cm as maximum …

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