Shortheaded Worm Eel

Muraenichthys Breviceps
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Muraenichthys Breviceps
Other names Devis' Worm Eel, Longfinned Worm Eel, Ogilby's Worm Eel, Shortheaded Worm Eel, Slender Eel
Size Up to 60 cm (23.6 in)
Weight Up to 1 kg (2.2 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Inshore coastal waters, tide pools, bays & lagoons amongst sandy, silty & muddy areas
Depth Range
Shorthead Worm Eel Distribution
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