Farancia erytrogramma erytrogramma
Average size: 40-54 inches; Record 66 inches. Young are about 9 inches at birth.
Range: Throughout the panhandle and northern peninsula. Some have been reported in Pasco and Pinelas Counties.
Diet: They feed almost entirely on eels (Anguilla rostrata). Juveniles may also eat frogs, tadpoles, and fish.
Status: Uncommon to rare. Its main habitats are clear waters of springs and rivers.