Conger

Conger conger

WHERE CAN YOU FIND IT?

  • Atlantic
  • Mediterranean
  • Kattegat-Skagerrak

HOW TO MEASURE?

Total length (cm)

DOES IT HAVE A LEGAL SIZE?

No

HOW TO MEASURE

DISTRIBUTION MAP


DISTRIBUTION

Present in the North-east Atlantic ranging from Norway to West Africa, including off-lying islands. Also present in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.

ECOLOGY

Benthic species inhabiting rocky and sandy bottoms, commonly found at depths down to 500 m. It feeds on a wide variety of fish, crustaceans and cephalopods.

FISHERIES

Captured usually with bottom trawls, hooks and lines gears.

DID YOU KNOW

The dorsal and anal fins merge with the caudal fin forming a single large fin.