Barred Sand Conger (Ariosoma fasciatum)

Also known as Barred Conger

Description

Also known as Barred Conger.

Found singly buried in the sand of lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed nocturnally on crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 60cm
Depth - 2-50m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Conger Eels are from the family of garden eels but much larger and usually found singly buried in the sand.
Unlike Moray Eels Conger Eels have Pectoral fins. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/17404

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