Moray Eel

Abhijeet Modi
Jan 24, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Apr 17, 2021
195
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Age 3 - 18
Read time: 1.0 Min

Are you looking for educational coloring pages to teach kids about colors and more? Then this free printable moray eel coloring pages resource might just be what you need. Kids can learn about colors, along with the animal they are coloring in general. With over 800 species present in the world, eels are long fishes that live in oceans, freshwater, rivers, and lakes. They belong to 20 different families. One of the eel species is moray eels. There are about 200 types of moray eels that are exclusively marine fish, but some also live in brackish water and fresh water. They can be found in continental slopes, deep benthic habitats, and shallow water nearshore areas. Moray eels have large mouths and blunt teeth, which are ideal for tearing fish. Carnivorous in nature, they feed on cephalopods, mollusks, and crustaceans. The predators of moray eels are groupers, sea snakes, and barracudas. These fishes can grow up to 1.5 m. Moray eels are popular as aquarium fishes due to their hardness, flexible diets, and disease resistance. Did you know? The slender giant moray is the largest moray eel with a length of about 5 m.

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