Conger eel

Order: 
Anguilliformes
Family: 
Congridae

Marine fish with regularly ossified. Slightly depressed head. Slit mouth, without passing the eyes. Teeth placed in two rows, rounded snout. Medium eyes. The back has golden brown or cream tones. It can measure up to 3 m and can weigh up to 70 kg.

International Designations

Germany: 
Gemeiner Meeraal
France: 
Congre commun
Italy: 
Grongo
Portugal: 
Safio
UK: 
Conger eel
Japan: 
Anago
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
Pots traps
FAO code: 
COE
Scientific name: 
Conger conger
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
11147
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC