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Giant moray eel

Giant moray eel
Photo Information
Copyright: Yves Peeters (dryas) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 110] (1307)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-08
Categories: Fish
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/60 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2015-09-06 2:22
Viewed: 2127
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Gymonthorax javanicus.
Lenght up to 3 meters.
Meat is toxic - CIGUATOX.
Carnivorus eat fish and crustaceas.
Are shy and attack humans only in selfdefence , photos are taken by slowly approch and zoom.
Note:King Henri I of England died shortly after eating Moray Eel.

Other pics in my workshop.

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Hello Yves,

Beautiful camouflage! Well captured..... good work even such under water environment.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Yves,
Awesome shot of a creature seldom seen here on TN. Outstanding underwater photography!! The eel blends in perfectly with it's surroundings.

Hallo Yves,
Unieke onderwater foto genomen in een prachtige compositie, goede scherpte en mooie heldere kleuren.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-09-08 11:42]

Hi Ram,
Another great image from Red Sea. Excellent detail and focus.
Beautiful moray in splendid sharpness and amazing colors.
Regards Jiri.

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