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03-JAN-2006 Donna Hollinger

Moray Eel (yellowmargin)

Coconut Island

When we got to Coconut Island, the boatman
took some fishheads to feed the Moray eel that
lives under the rocks where we tied up...I was
able to get the Moray chomping on part of the
fish! This eel was thicker than my thigh and
about as long as my arm! the fishbook says they
grow to four feet. Yeow!

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS
1/500s f/5.0 at 50.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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Focus01-Mar-2006 15:34
Great shot!!.........I have actually petted the Moray Eel before while diving off of Cozumel.........they really feel very velvetry and nice, believe it or not.
Bill Ewart Jr12-Jan-2006 06:18
fantastic shot!!! So clear too! wow