Hi! I’m Nancy the Napoleon Snake Eel!
I’ve also been called a Clown Snake Eel because my patterns and colors can look very similar to a clownfish. I have a whitish cream body with brown brands and gold spots on my snout and head. The sounds pretty, doesn’t it?
My family and I like to live in the Indo-Pacific in sand near coral reefs. I have over 200 cousins of different species who live in the ocean, so there’s a lot of variety in my family! We’re all called snake eels because we have no fins, so we look more like a snake than an eel.
At night I like to burrow into the sand with just my head poking out and wait for crustaceans or small fish to drop by. Then I pounce! They make a tasty meal! What do you like to eat?
You can take Nancy home with you!