Species Details

@Rao, Yannamani K.

Uroconger lepturus

Slender Conger Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Uroconger lepturus
Family : Congridae
Order : Anguilliformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Longtail Conger,Yellow-Pike Conger
Habitat : Offshore,coastal areas with sandy bottoms.
Description : The scaleless body of Slender Conger is elongated,slender and eel like.Small head and compressed tail is present.Brownish superiorly and dull whitish beneath.Fins are edged with black.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Hajbun Tasnim Preety, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Rao, Yannamani K.([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se