Congresox talabon, Yellow pike conger : fisheries

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Congresox talabon (Cuvier, 1829)

Yellow pike conger
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenesocidae (Pike congers)
Etymology: Congresox: Latin, conger = conger + Esox = old name for "pike" (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino; salmastro demersale; amfidromo (Ref. 51243); distribuzione batimetrica 0 - 100 m (Ref. 9830).   Tropical; 30°N - 11°S, 49°E - 127°E

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Indo-West Pacific: Sri Lanka and the Bay of Bengal to Indonesia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7238); common length : 50.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7238)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Spine anali 0; Vertebre: 143 - 149. Mouth very large, upper jaw reaches well behind eye (Ref. 4832). Length of pectoral fin about 3.2 in head; lateral line pores before anus 41-42; dorsal fin rays before anus 70-75 (Ref. 9830). Dorsal fin inserted before gill-openings (Ref. 4832).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found in coastal waters and in estuaries, over soft bottoms. Nocturnal, feeding mainly on bottom fishes and crustaceans. Marketed mainly fresh; no separate statistics available (Ref. 7238; 9830). Minimum depth assumed from its ecology.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Castle, P.H.J., 1984. Muraenesocidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean (Fishing Area 51). Volume III. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 7238)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25 - 29.1, mean 28.4 °C (based on 1220 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00112 (0.00048 - 0.00261), b=2.98 (2.78 - 3.18), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 146 [84, 255] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.797 [0.504, 1.376] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.9 [15.7, 20.2] % ; Omega3 = 0.45 [0.18, 1.29] g/100g ; Selenium = 84.2 [38.8, 180.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 20.5 [6.0, 66.6] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.16 [0.80, 1.68] mg/100g (wet weight);