Posts Tagged Moray Eel

California Moray

Species: Gymnothorax mordax (Ayres, 1859); from the Greek words gymno and thorax (naked breast or lack of scales) and the Latin word mordax  (prone to bite). Martin (Greensleeves) and a moray at the 2003 Catalina Get Together Alternate Names: Moray or conger eel. Early-day names included marina and muraena. Called morena de California or anguila [...]

Pier Fish of Catalina Island

Catalina Island and its main city Avalon are wonderful places to visit and offer up an environment and atmosphere markedly different from that of the mainland that sits just a short, hour-long ferry ride away. So too the piers on Catalina, which offer up a plethora of different species of fish many of which are [...]