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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

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Yellow pike conger, Congresox talabon (Cuvier, 1829)

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

Synonyms Conger talabon Cuvier, 1829 Muraenesox talabon (Cuvier, 1829)

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

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005) and east coast of India and eastwards throughout Indonesia (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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

Morphology: Body …read more

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Common pike conger, Muraenesox bagio (Hamilton, 1822)

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

Synonyms Muraena bagio (Hamilton, 1822) Muraenesox yamaguchiensis Katayama & Takai, 1954

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

Distributions: Indo-west Pacific (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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

Morphology: Body extremely elongated and eel shaped, anteriorly cylindrical and posteriorly compressed. …read more