conger eels live in the Atlantic ocean
also in the Sargasso Sea.
are found near the rocks in deeper waters. They also live near oyster -
Conger eel feeds on fish, lobster,
small squids. Eels have a particularly strong
of smell. The conger locates the prey, such
other fish, insects, and worms, more by smell
conger is about 3 1/4 feet in length ,Probably the
of your little 6 year old brother. A female conger is 10 feet in length.
The female eel weighs 130 pounds. The weight of the male is about
female conger eel lays 8 to 10 million
in there lifetime. Their color can be
or black and sometimes brown. The parents
when the eggs hatch and the babies have to find there own
across the ocean. The conger eel does not have
but a small head, and a slippery and slimy
shaped body, and soft spineless
The transparent larvae are born at depths of
than 3,000 feet in the Sargasso Sea, between
and the Mediterranean.
larvae are about
inches long and become small congers while
along the coasts of the Atlantic and the
As they grow, the conger eel moves
deeper waters. Eels swim in the ocean like
on land. They flex their entire body in a series of waves. There upper
jaw is longer than the lower jaw. As it grows its' skin darkens!