Photos: 5 Ft Long Dead Moray Eel Washes Up

August 20, 2013

[Updated] What appears to be a dead eel was found washed up on an east end beach this afternoon [Aug 20].

It is approximately 5 foot long, and while we have not yet been able to officially confirm what it is, unofficial reports indicate it may be a very bloated eel. We have asked the Department of Conservation and BAMZ for information and will update as able.

Update 4.03pm: The Bermuda, Museum, Aquarium and Zoo [BAMZ] staff confirm that it is a moray eel.

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  1. E$ says:

    throw it on de bbq

  2. Mike says:

    What beach was it?

    • Bernews says:

      Sorry, not sure of the name, it’s a little one up in the Baileys Bay area

  3. jake best says:

    poor guy

  4. Sparky says:

    Probably got in a fight with a Lion fish. Lion fish kill everything.

  5. MiMi says:

    I swear I saw something similar on the North Shore side by C-Mart but it was darker

  6. Terry says:

    Last time I saw something like this it was on a plane to Martha’s Vineyard…..

  7. Samuel L.Jackson says:

    I have had it with these mutha f***ing eels on this mutha f***ing island!

  8. BATMAN1989 says:

    Wow! This is scary! I didn’t know we had eels here so big! 5 feet? Damn that’s a shark! Lol! My summer is officially over! Ya’ll can go swimming! Lol!

    • mixitup says:

      And I bet the Eels don’t know there are 6ft Bermudians either.

  9. Mr. Happy says:

    When you’re up Bailey’s Bay
    And an eel’s in your way
    That’s a moraaaay…

  10. Truth is killin' me... says:

    Poor thing…must have hit a jet ski.

  11. SoMuchMore says:

    Was its name ell’or (e’or)? Maybe a dry joke lol

  12. Somerset OG says:

    He told me that eel just lay on the beach while I go get a beer!