Echidna peli (Kaup, 1856)
Pebbletooth moray
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Muraenidae (Moray eels), subfamily: Muraeninae
Max. size:  100 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Angola, including Cape Verde and the offshore islands in the Bay of Biafra.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in rocky, shallow-water habitats. Feeds on crustaceans, small shrimps and young crabs (Ref. 3254).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 August 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 06.03.94
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.11.00
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 21.08.94

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