Blackfin Snake Eel

Ophichthus Melanochir
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Ophichthus Melanochir
Other names Blackfinned Snake Eel, Highfin Snake Eel
Size Up to 1 m (3.2 ft)
Weight Up to 4 kg (8.8 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst sandy, silty & muddy areas often near reefs
Depth Range
Blackfin Snake Eel Distribution
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