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Abbott's Moray Eel at Julian Rocks, Byron Bay
Abbott's Moray
(Gymnothorax eurostus)

This species of moray eel can grow to about 50 cm in length and is one of at least 5 different species that are seen around Julian Rocks. The other species include the Green Moray Eel (Gymnothorax prasinus), the White-eyed Moray (Siderea thyrsoidea),the Sieve-patterned Moray (Gymnothorax cribroris), the undulated Moray (Gymnothorax undulatus) and the Peppered Moray (Siderea picta).