Conger conger

Conger conger


A conger eel in a structure at the seabed

Item Type:Image
Title:Conger conger
Creator(s):Vriesema, John and Benzie, Sean and Douglas, Dai
Identification:Gates, A.
Date:12 September 2011
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Order Anguilliformes (Eels) > Congridae
Species:Conger conger
Behaviour:At least 10 conger eels were observed hiding within the same structure at this site.
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
Site Description:Equipment
Depth (m):184
Latitude:60 deg 17' 01" N
Longitude:3 deg 50' 19" W
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:Sand and gravel with some boulders
Project Partners:Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Fugro
Keywords:West of Shetland Whirlwind Conger
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:14 September 2011

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