Also known as Indo-Pacific Spotted Moray, Mosaic Moray, Mottled Moray, Sawtooth Moray, Sawtooth Moray Eel, Saw-toothed Eel, Spotted Moray.
Found singly, in crevices and holes of the reef, over coastal waters. If provoked this one will bite at lightening speed!
They feed on cephalopods, crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 150cm
Depth - 5-80m
Widespread Western Pacific
Morays open and close their mouths to move water through their gills for respiration.
This behaviour can often be seen as a threat especially towards divers, in fact this is far from the truth, they are very shy creatures and will only attack if provoked! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/24355