|Indian Pike Conger|
Local common name:
|Indian Pike Conger
Malong[malay], Maur he'[hokkien]
Muraenesocidae [Pike Congers]
72.5 cm [max to 250 cm]
Up to 100 m
Yes, this fish was caught during 'my 5th offshore trip off Changi, Singapore'.
Coastal waters, estuaries on soft bottom. Feeds on bottom fishes & crustaceans.
Snout long & narrow. Large mouth with needle-like teeth. Pectoral fins relatively small. Dorsal fin inserted before grill opening. Olive-green dorsally, yellowish on the side ventrally.
*Credit goes to 'Kelvin K.P. Lim' for helping in the ID of this fish.
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