Viper moray

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Viper moray
Enchelynassa canina SI.jpg
Enchelynassa canina X-ray.jpg
Viper moray, X-ray image
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenidae
Subfamily: Muraeninae
Genus: Enchelynassa
Kaup, 1855
Species: E. formosa
Binomial name
Enchelynassa formosa
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Enchelynassa canina

The viper moray (Enchelynassa formosa or Enchelynassa canina) is a species of saltwater eel, the only member of the genus Enchelynassa of the family Muraenidae (Moray eels). It is found in the Indo-Pacific oceans. It can grow up to 250 cm.

Viper moray, Clipperton Island