Conger Eel (Conger conger)

Conger Eel (Conger conger)

Denis Butler caught this conger off the shore in August 2007

Denis Butler caught this conger off the shore in August 2007

Specimen weight: 18.144 kgs (40 lbs )
Record: 72 lbs, Valentia, 1914

Dorsal, caudal and anal fins continuous; no pelvic fins. Dorsal begins about level with tip of pectoral. Body rather stout and muscular. Mouth large; the upper jaw the larger. Grows to over 100 lb. Offshore, inshore and in lower reaches of large estuaries.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Conger Eel
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