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Spotted snake eel
Ophichthus ophis
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Description:
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.

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

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

Spotted snake eel (Ophichthus ophis)