Category: Fishes | Resource

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