Conger Eel - Conger Conger

Conger Eel - Conger Conger

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Species Compatibility

Large Wrasse
Large Gadiods
Shark
Ray
Bass / Beam
Conger

Suitable DisplayReef Tank
Ray Tank
Ocean Tank

Identification

Smooth, scaleless skin that is usually grey blue.
A long snake like fish that can grow up to 2.75 m in length.
In deeper water they have a light brown back with grey sides and belly.
Upper jaw is longer than the lower.

Habitat

During the day conger eels are found in holes or crevices on rocky or sandy bottoms and in wrecks and other artificial environments.
Conger eels become more active at night when they leave their resting places to hunt. Commonly found down to depths of 500 m but descend to as deep as 4000 m to spawn.

Species fact

Commonly found down to depths of 500 m but descend to as deep as 4000 m to spawn.