Eels; order Anguilliformes

“Fishes with long, snake-like bodies”. Sail Rock is probably our best dive site for these beasties – with resident white-eyes, giants, moluccans and ribbons.

Without the bars...

The biggest of our eels by far, at 1.5 plus metres. A handsome beast. We have at least 3 of them resident at Sail Rock.

The nomenclature is a calculated guess, as we can\'t find anything else similar!

Frequently spotted by divers at Sail Rock, as they do more swimming about than other moray eels.

Quote - Reported to be an aggressive species and prone to bite - makes us think that this is not G. undulatus, as he shows no signs of nastiness !

All we ever see of these fish is a small head sticking out of the sand.

We thought that this small eel was some kind of juvenile moray or a ribbon eel for many years.