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Conger conger (Conger; Conger eel; European conger; Sea eel; Eel; Congers)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The European conger (Conger conger) is a species of conger of the family Congridae. It is the largest eel in the world and native to the northeast Atlantic, including the Mediterranean Sea.
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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

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Prey / Diet Overlap



Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
London Aquarium
Oceanario de Lisboa
Universeum Science Center


Eastern Atlantic: Norway and Iceland to Senegal. Also in the Mediterranean and Black Sea.;

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1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3DIETS OF FORKBEARD (Phycis phycis) AND CONGER EEL (Conger conger) OFF THE AZORES DURING SPRING OF 1996 AND 1997, TELMO MORATO, ENCARNACION SOLÀ, MARIA P. GRÓS & GUI MENEZES, Arquipélago. Life and Marine Sciences 17A: 51-64
4Feeding habits and trophic levels of Mediterranean fish, Konstantinos I. Stergiou & Vasiliki S. Karpouzi, Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 11: 217–254, 2002
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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