California Green Moray Eel
(Gymnothorax mordax)

General information
Copyright Julianne E. Steers

Phylum: Chordata
Size: Up to 60 inches
Range: Point Conception to Baja California
Diet: Crustaceans, octopuses, and small fishes
Notes: Found common among rocks; lives in crevices or holes, usually with only head protruding. Often seen with the commensal red rock shrimp (Lystmata californica). Feeds mostly at night.