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Indian pike conger, Congresox talabonoides (Bleeker, 1853)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Anguilliformes (Eels) Suborder: Congroidei Family: Muraenesocidae (Pike congers) Genus: Congresox Species: C. talabonoides

Common/local names English: Indian pike conger Bangladesh: Kamila (কামিলা)

Conservation status: Not threatened in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000).

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); Red sea (?), India and Sri Lanka, eastwards throughout Indonesia, to the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Morphology: Body healthy, …read more