Sharks are known for their impressive teeth... but in the fish world it's the moray eels with their gaping jaws of inward-slanted fangs that you should be wary of.
Yellow moray eel
Of the five moray eel species found in mainland New Zealand, the yellow moray (Gymnothorax prasinus) is one of the most common. Our chunky grey sponges make great hidey holes for sheltering morays.
The moray the merrier
A pair of Grey Moray Eels (Gymnothorax nubilus) share a hidey hole on a deep reef at the Poor Knights Islands.