Click on map for details about points.
Top | See original
Following modified from CalPhotos
Number of matches
SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Conger conger%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Animal") ORDER BY taxon
Click on the thumbnail to see an enlargement
ID: 0000 0000 0413 4290
© 2013 Simon J. Tonge
Using these photos:
A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the
link under the thumbnail. See also:
Using the Photos in CalPhotos
Copyright © 1995-2016 UC Regents. All rights reserved.
is a project of
University of California, Berkeley
Top | See original
Following modified from FishBase
|http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/speciesSummary.php?genusname=Conger&speciesname=conger ---> http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Conger-conger.html|
Add your observation in
Common name (e.g. trout)
Genus + Species (e.g. Gadus morhua)
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
(Eels and morays) >
(Conger and garden eels) > Congrinae
Latin, conger = conger (Ref.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; oceanodromous (Ref.
); depth range 0 - 1171 m (Ref.
). Temperate; 68°N - 12°N, 32°W - 42°E
Eastern Atlantic: Norway and Iceland to Senegal. Also in the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
range ? - ? cm
Max length : 300 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
); common length : 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
); common length :150 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 110.0 kg (Ref.
Found on rocky and sandy bottoms (Ref.
). Depth range from 0-500 m (Ref.
) and from 305-1171 m in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref.
). It stays near the coast when young and moves toward deeper waters upon reaching adulthood (Ref.
). A nocturnal (Ref.
) predator of fish, crustaceans, and cephalopods (Ref.
). Like other species of the group, it reproduces only once in its life (Ref.
). Sexually mature at an age of 5-15 years. Spawn in summer in the Atlantic off Portugal and in the Mediterranean. Produces 3-8 million of eggs (Ref.
). Marketed fresh and frozen. Eaten fried and baked (Ref.
Eggs are deposited in the open sea, at depths between 2,000 and 3,000 m (Ref.
, 1990. Congridae. p. 156-167. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref.
Least Concern (LC)
Threat to humans
Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref.
Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: public aquariums
; publication :
Sea Around Us
Check for Aquarium maintenance
Check for Species Fact Sheets
Check for Aquaculture Fact Sheets
Websites from users
Catalog of Fishes
Fishes of Iran
IGFA World Record
Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes
| Reef Life Survey |
Tree of Life
) | World Records Freshwater Fishing |
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00039 (0.00029 - 0.00052), b=3.26 (3.19 - 3.33), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 4.3 ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
): Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (K=0.06; tm=5-15 (female tm>10); Fec=3,000,000).
Prior r = 0.27, 2 SD range = 0.16 - 0.46, log(r) = -1.31, SD log(r) = 0.27, Based on: 2 K, 2 tgen, 2 Fec records
): Very high vulnerability (86 of 100) .
Price category (Ref.
Luna, Susan M.
Luna, Susan M.
Sign our Guest Book
Back to Search
Back to Top
FishBase mirror site :
Page last modified by :
- 20 July 2016
Total processing time for the page : 0.1230 seconds
Updated: 2017-09-26 18:16:59 gmt