Moray Eels

© Johan Boshoff

Igama Leentsapho Eziqhelekileyo

i-Moray eels

Abanye Kwintsapho

I-Leopard, i-Green, i-Starry, idama elimnyama, i-Guinea inyoni, i-Black blotched, Golden, Zebra

Igama Lezesayensi

Muraenidae

Ubukhulu

Ukufika ku-4m

Ukukhangeleka

IQumrhu linyanzeliswe. Kakhulu imisipha. Umlomo omkhulu kunye namazinyo abukhali obheke ngasemva. Akukho zikali. Ayikho iifomal fins. I-Dorsal fin iqala emva kwentloko kwaye iqhubeka ngokusila komsila ekupheleni kwesilwanyana. Umbala uhluka ngokubanzi ukusuka kumhlophe ukuya kumnyama, kaninzi ngeendawo.

Inkcukacha Jikelele

Usapho lweMuraenidae eziyi-15 kunye neentlobo eziyi-200. Ngokuqhelekileyo ifunyenwe kwizixhobo zamatye okanye phantsi kweekhonkco. Abazingeli ikakhulu ebusuku. Ingqondo enhle kakhulu yokunuka. Zinemihlathi emibini, eyisihlomelo sesibini semisipha esekelwe emqaleni eyanceda ukubamba ixhoba nokuyondla phantsi komqala.

Ezinye iindidi zifake iiskiti ezinobuthi ezivela kwiikhumba. Ukulunywa yi-Moray eel ingatshabalalisa ngokukhawuleza ngenxa yebhaktheriya kumazinyo abo. Abahlaziyi bePelagic.

Ukutya

Ukutya oononkala, shrimps, intlanzi kunye ne-octopus.

Ukufumaneka

Ivela kuwo onke amalwandle ashushu kunye nezolimo zasemhlabeni.

Iindidi Eziqhelekileyo

I-moray eel enkulu
Gymnothorax javanicus
I-honeycomb moray eel
Gymnothorax favagineus
I-geometric moray eel
Siderea grisea