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Congresox talabon  (Cuvier, 1829)

Yellow pike conger
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenesocidae (Pike congers)
Etymology: Congresox: Latin, conger = conger + Esox = old name for "pike" (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino; salmastro demersale; amfidromo (Ref. 51243); distribuzione batimetrica ? - 100 m (Ref. 9830).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 11°S, 49°E - 127°E

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Indo-West Pacific: Sri Lanka and the Bay of Bengal to Indonesia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7238); common length : 50.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7238)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Spine anali 0; Vertebre: 143 - 149. Mouth very large, upper jaw reaches well behind eye (Ref. 4832). Length of pectoral fin about 3.2 in head; lateral line pores before anus 41-42; dorsal fin rays before anus 70-75 (Ref. 9830). Dorsal fin inserted before gill-openings (Ref. 4832).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found in coastal waters and in estuaries, over soft bottoms. Nocturnal, feeding mainly on bottom fishes and crustaceans. Marketed mainly fresh; no separate statistics available (Ref. 7238; 9830).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Castle, P.H.J., 1984. Muraenesocidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean (Fishing Area 51). Volume III. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 7238)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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