Eels (Muraenidae-Congridae-Ophichthidae) - My Hawaiian Images
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Although this strongly resembles a Tiger moray (Scuticaria tigrina), it's actually something even less-frequently seen...this is a Large-spotted snake moray (Uropterygius polyspilus), which can be differentiated from S. tigrina by the large, bulbous nares present just above the eyes. First-time sighting for me...and thanks to my student Kerry Lyons for spotting this one! (A side note--I was so excited to see this eel, I didn't even notice the Goldlace nudibranch visible in this shot top-left center!)