Spotted snake-eel (Myrichthys tigrinus)

A spotted snake-eel Myrichthys tigrinus was observed dwelling looking for prey among the coral rubbles in Odo Beach, Okinawa, Japan. Despite its terrifying appearance resembling a sea snake, it is actually a harmless species. The genus¬†Myrichthys currently containing 12 recognized species found in tropical and warm temperate oceans worldwide. Shot using a Fujifilm X-Pro1 with…