Also known as Blackspot Conger.
Found burrowed into soft mud or sand bottoms in shallower waters of the continental shelf during the day, out foraging for food at night and has been observed at night on the surface.
They feed nocturnally on crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 0-75m
Widespread - Western Atlantic, Caribbean
Garden Eels rise up in the sand halfway their body length waving in the sand feeding on plankton.
When approached they slide back into their holes. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/2631