| Eel, Myrichthys, Spotted snake‑eel, Leopard eel, Myrichthys maculosus|Magnificent snake eel Wikipedia
The Magnificent snake eel (Myrichthys magnificus, also known as the Hawaiian spotted snake eel) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels). It was described by Charles Conrad Abbott in 1860, originally under the genus Pisoodonophis. It is a marine, tropical eel which is known from the eastern central Pacific Ocean, including the Hawaiian Islands, the Leeward Islands, Johnston Island, and Midway Atoll. It dwells at a depth range of 1 to 262 metres (3.3 to 859.6 ft), and inhabits crevices, sand and rocks. Males can reach a maximum total length of 78 centimetres (31 in).