Common name of Conger cinereus
Common name Ashen conger eel
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Papua New Guinea
Ref. Kailola, P.J., 1987
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st modifier other fish
2nd modifier color pattern(s)
Remarks 'eel' from Middle English, 'ele', from Old English 'ael' and akin to Old High German, 'ãl' (Ref. 11978); 'conger' from Middle English 'congre' via Old French from Latin 'congr-', 'conger' from Greek 'gongros' and akin to Old Norse 'kökkr', i.e., ball (Ref 11978); 'ashen', i.e., resembling ashes, pale in color (Ref. 11978).
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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