EEL KING SNAKE (Ophichthus rex)

The eel king snake lives mainly in all the western Atlantic, and in particular from northern Gulf of Mexico to Florida and Texas in USA. This strange fish seems to reach the 60 lb - 27 kilo.
It inhabits offshore water from 25 - 350 metre depth. Commonly caught by anglers near oil rigs.

DISTRIBUTION: West Atlantic Ocean
MAX SIZE: 60 lb / 27 kg
MAX LENGTH: 66 inch / 220 cm
MAX AGE: Probably aprox. 15 years

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