Spaghetti Garden Eel (Gorgasia maculata)

Also known as Indian Spaghetti Eel, Spaghetti Eel, Whitespotted Garden Eel

Description

Also known as Indian Spaghetti Eel, Spaghetti Eel, Whitespotted Garden Eel.

Found in large colonies half buried in the sand over exposed clean sandy slopes, usually waving their heads around pointing into the current feeding, quickly disappearing when alarmed!
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 70cm
Depth - 20-50m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

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/23013

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