Content being validated
Teeth and jaws of the moray eel
Carnivorous, the moray eel does not use sucking to swallow the prey it captures, unlike most fish. Equipped of two sets of jaws, it uses its pair of pharyngeal jaws located inside the oesophagus to catch the prey trapped by its oral jaw. Its pointed teeth are oriented towards the rear so that the prey cannot escape.
Read More
Related content

Médias en cours d’exploration