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Family: Muraenesocidae Pike congers



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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Congresox talabon (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Congresox talabon
[Yellow pike conger]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Congresox talabonoides (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Chua, E.
 
Congresox talabonoides
[Indian pike conger]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 202 cm TL
Cynoponticus coniceps (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cynoponticus coniceps
[Red pike conger]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Cynoponticus ferox Costa, 1846

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Cynoponticus ferox
[Guinean pike conger]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Cynoponticus savanna (Bancroft, 1831)

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Cynoponticus savanna
[Guayana pike-conger]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Gavialiceps arabicus (D'Ancona, 1928)

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Gavialiceps arabicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 84 cm TL

 
Gavialiceps bertelseni
[]
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Max. Length 89 cm TL

 
Gavialiceps javanicus
[Duckbill conger]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 64.7 cm TL
Gavialiceps taeniola Alcock, 1889

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Gavialiceps taeniola
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 75.7 cm TL
Gavialiceps taiwanensis (Chen & Weng, 1967)

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Gavialiceps taiwanensis
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Muraenesox bagio (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Muraenesox bagio
[Common pike conger]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 220 cm TL
Muraenesox cinereus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Muraenesox cinereus
[Daggertooth pike conger]
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Muraenesox yamaguchiensis
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Oxyconger leptognathus (Bleeker, 1858)

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Oxyconger leptognathus
[Shorttail pike conger]
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Sauromuraenesox vorax
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Congresox talabon Yellow pike conger Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1829
Congresox talabonoides Indian pike conger Indo-West Pacific 250 TL 1853
Cynoponticus coniceps Red pike conger Eastern Pacific 202 TL 1882
Cynoponticus ferox Guinean pike conger Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1846
Cynoponticus savanna Guayana pike-conger Western Atlantic 150 TL 1831
Gavialiceps arabicus Western Indian Ocean 84 TL 1928
Gavialiceps bertelseni Western Indian Ocean 84 TL 1993
Gavialiceps javanicus Duckbill conger Indo-West Pacific 89 TL 1993
Gavialiceps taeniola Indian Ocean 64.7 TL 1889
Gavialiceps taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 75.7 TL 1967
Muraenesox bagio Common pike conger Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1822
Muraenesox cinereus Daggertooth pike conger Indo-West Pacific 220 TL 1775
Muraenesox yamaguchiensis Northwest Pacific 1954
Oxyconger leptognathus Shorttail pike conger Western Pacific 60 TL 1858
Sauromuraenesox vorax Eastern Indian Ocean 1889



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