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Green moray
Gymnothorax funebris
Ranzani, 1840

Body long and snake-like, without pectoral or ventral fins; dorsal, tail and anal fins form a single, long, continuous fin that begins behind the head, encircles the tail and extends midway down the belly. Body scale-less and coated with a clear, protective mucus layer.
Body heavy, uniformly green to brown, without markings.
Size: 0.9 - 1.5 meter.

Inhabit a wide range of habitats, from murky bays to clear-water reefs, down to 30 meters. Hide during the day in recesses; heads often extend from openings. Forage in open at night. Constantly open and close mouth in order to move water through their gills for respiration.

Occasional Florida, common Bahamas and Caribbean, south to Brazil.

Green moray (Gymnothorax funebris)