From the post:
The eels in the oceans of Malifaux tend to be fairly nasty creatures. There is one particular species, though, that is well above the rest in the amount of damage it can deal: the Devouring Eel. This eel is very large and possessed of incredible regenerative abilities. It constricts its prey, but it does so by opening its body down the middle, directly exposing its digestive organs. In this way, it begins devouring its prey immediately upon constriction, an incredibly painful process that has thus far served the Devouring Eels quite well. Since they can reproduce asexually, a single Devouring Eel can quickly lead to an infestation in an area with abundant food.