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Many-Eyed Snake-Eel Video Stock Footage

The many-eyed snake-eel (Ophichthus polyophthalmus, also known as the large-spotted snake eel, the manyeyed worm eel, the ocellated worm eel, or the yellow-spotted snake eel) is a species of eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by Pieter Bleeker in 1864. It is a tropical, marine and freshwater-dwelling eel which is known from the Indo-Pacific, including East Africa and the Hawaiian Islands. It dwells at a depth of 2 to 25 metres (6.6 to 82.0 ft), and inhabits sand and rubble sediments near coral reefs. Males can reach a total length of 62.5 centimetres (24.6 in). Learn more about Many-Eyed Snake-Eel

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Animalia: Chordata: Anguilliformes: Actinopterygii: Ophichthidae: Ophichthus polyophthalmus

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