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Brown garden eel
Heteroconger halis
Günther, 1870

Body long, snake-like, dark brown to gray. Virtually without dorsal, anal and tail fins. Pectoral fins small. Jutting lower jaw.
Size up to 50 cm.

Found in colonies in sand near coral reefs, down to 60 meters. Head and upper body extend from the burrow. Continuously move in wave-like motions to catch plankton.

Common to occasional Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Brown garden eel (Heteroconger halis)