Tropical Conger (Ariosoma scheelei)

Also known as Scheele's Conger, Sea Conger

Description

Also known as Scheele's Conger, Sea Conger.

Found singly buried in the sand of lagoons and sheltered bays of seaward reefs.
They feed nocturnally on crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 20cm
Depth - 1-55m
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/7672

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