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conger

any large marine eel of the family Congridae, esp Conger conger, occurring in temperate and tropical coastal waters
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From the off their rods were bending with various summer species including bull huss, conger eels and three different species of ray and, of course, the usual barrage of dog fish.
Andrews Aquarium, says the animal is most likely an oarfish or Conger eel. "The shape of the jaw and the pattern of the teeth are the only things to go on, because of the level of mortification," he said.
A conger eel caught in a seagrass meadow in Porth Dinllaen, North Wales
BIG CATCH Paul Westmorland and his conger eel of 15lb
A scientist's draft report showed stocks were being hit by hungry seals - but the final edited version claimed the damage was being caused by "large predators or conger eels".
Employment partner, Jonathan Chamberlain, property associate, Tim Copplestone-Crow, pro-bono officer, Steve Butts - who is pictured above in the tank - and Stephen Pedrick-Moyle, property director at Wilson Bowden, helped to clean the one million litre tank which houses 12 Tope sharks, numerous dogfish and giant conger eels. The sponsored dive is expected to raise around pounds 3,000 for Sense.
Conger eels, which are common in coastal waters around Scotland, mature between the ages of five and seven and when they are ready to breed they stop eating and lose their teeth.
Fishing was difficult in the rain and strong winds, but his catch of two strap conger eels for 6lb 2oz was good enough to trouser PS350, plus valuable Penn Points.
A CHARITY has challenged people to learn the basics of scuba diving in a gigantic aquarium tank with sharks, stingrays and conger eels for company.
The annual stock-take takes place from Saturday, January 7, to Sunday, January 15, when volunteers can help to spot and record the number of certain species including seahorses, sharks, conger eels and monkeys.
Conger eels have extremely sharp teeth and strong jaws and several anglers have lost fingers, bitten off by fish.
Big conger eels and heavyweight skate drew John Wilson and four pals from Ayr Sea Fishing Club for a four-day specimen offshore hunt.