Types of Splice
Eye splice

A loop in the end of a fender rope.  Feed the tail of the rope through the eye opf the fender, then through the loop to leave your fender securely attached to the rope.

On a fender rope an eye splice is around 10cm in length and on a mooring rope it is around 25cm
Back splice
The end of the rope is folded back on itself and spliced to leave a neat finish