Picture of a Harlequin Snake Eel
Myrichthys colubrinus, the banded snake eel, ringed snake eel or harlequin snake eel, is a snake eel from the Indo-Pacific. It grows to a size of 97 cm (38 in) in length.
The ringed snake eel resembles the venomous sea snake, Laticauda colubrina which is a form of Batesian mimicry. It also adjusts its behavior to swim freely during the day, whereas other snake eels tend to stay hidden and roam at night.
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