species: Unidentified eel in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified eel

©Anne Hoggett: Unidentified eel about 15 cm long exposed to air at low tide in rubble area, Mermaid Cove, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Muraenidae
Species Unidentified eel

Distinguishing features

A small brown eel with darker and paler spots and blotches that lives in intertidal rubble areas. These eels have also been seen on the Coconut Beach reef flat.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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