SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=504) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Muraenesocidae Pike congers



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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Congresox talabon (Cuvier, 1829)

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Congresox talabon
[Yellow pike conger]

Photo by Chua, E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Congresox talabonoides (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Chua, E.
 
Congresox talabonoides
[Indian pike conger]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 202 cm TL
Cynoponticus coniceps (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cynoponticus coniceps
[Red pike conger]

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Cynoponticus ferox Costa, 1846

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Cynoponticus ferox
[Guinean pike conger]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Cynoponticus savanna (Bancroft, 1831)

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Cynoponticus savanna
[Guayana pike-conger]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Gavialiceps arabicus (D'Ancona, 1928)

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Gavialiceps arabicus
[]
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 84 cm TL

 
Gavialiceps bertelseni
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 89 cm TL

 
Gavialiceps javanicus
[Duckbill conger]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 64.7 cm TL
Gavialiceps taeniola Alcock, 1889

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gavialiceps taeniola
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 75.7 cm TL
Gavialiceps taiwanensis (Chen & Weng, 1967)

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Gavialiceps taiwanensis
[]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Muraenesox bagio (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Muraenesox bagio
[Common pike conger]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 220 cm TL
Muraenesox cinereus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Muraenesox cinereus
[Daggertooth pike conger]
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Northwest Pacific

 
Muraenesox yamaguchiensis
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Oxyconger leptognathus (Bleeker, 1858)

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Oxyconger leptognathus
[Shorttail pike conger]
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Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Sauromuraenesox vorax
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Congresox talabon Yellow pike conger Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1829
Congresox talabonoides Indian pike conger Indo-West Pacific 250 TL 1853
Cynoponticus coniceps Red pike conger Eastern Pacific 202 TL 1882
Cynoponticus ferox Guinean pike conger Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1846
Cynoponticus savanna Guayana pike-conger Western Atlantic 150 TL 1831
Gavialiceps arabicus Western Indian Ocean 84 TL 1928
Gavialiceps bertelseni Western Indian Ocean 84 TL 1993
Gavialiceps javanicus Duckbill conger Indo-West Pacific 89 TL 1993
Gavialiceps taeniola Indian Ocean 64.7 TL 1889
Gavialiceps taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 75.7 TL 1967
Muraenesox bagio Common pike conger Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1822
Muraenesox cinereus Daggertooth pike conger Indo-West Pacific 220 TL 1775
Muraenesox yamaguchiensis Northwest Pacific 1954
Oxyconger leptognathus Shorttail pike conger Western Pacific 60 TL 1858
Sauromuraenesox vorax Eastern Indian Ocean 1889



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