In the tropical South China Sea, the sandy sea floor in the shallow waters is home to a mysterious and graceful creature. This aquatic fish likes to bury itself halfway into the sand, leaving only its front half exposed in order to feed on passing plankton. Viewed from a distance, their bodies strayed by the currents resemble long grass in a windy garden. Hence, the apt and intriguing name: garden eel. Watch this episode to learn more about this amazing creature.
About 'Journeys in Nature': Amazing Sansha Series
Marine biodiversity is critical to the healthy functioning of the planet, and the South China Sea is home to numerous species, ranging from coral reefs to crown fish and sea lilies. Let's take a deep dive and explore some amazing creatures.