Taylor's Garden Eel (Heteroconger taylori)

Also known as Leopard Garden Eel

Description

Also known as Leopard Garden Eel.

Found singly or in small colonies half buried over silty sand and seagrass beds of inshore waters usually waving their heads around pointing into the current feeding, quickly disappearing when alarmed.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 40cm
Depth - 5-40m
Widespread Western Central 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/55153

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