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Spotted snake eel
Ophichthus ophis
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Body thin and snake-like. The color varies from white to gray, cream or tan, often with a yellowish cast. Top of the head with a broad, dark bar, that may extend down onto the cheeks. Head and body with dark spots.
Size up to 2.0 m.

Inhabit sand flats and areas of mixed sand, gravel and coral rubble, often extend only their heads (O. ophis). Down to 50 m.

Uncommon to rare Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean; also Bermuda and south to Brazil.

Spotted snake eel (Ophichthus ophis)