Haliophis aethiopusis commonly referred to as Bali eelblenny. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The eelblenny Haliophis aethiopus was described from two specimens collected in a shallow lagoon of a reef plateau with rock and boulder substrate with algae.
The locality is the waters around the Indonesian island of Nusa Penida, which is just over 30 kilometers from Bali and just over 82 kilometers to Lombok.
Haliophis aethiopus is a mostly hidden inhabitant of coral reef crevices.
In 2012 G.R. Allen was able to get another specimen in front of the camera lens that we may show.
Almost nothing is known about the biology of this little guy.