Silver Eel and Conger Eel Identification Guide

Silver eels and conger eels are the only two species eel regularly caught by UK anglers. Other species which are referred to as eels (such as eelpout and sandeel) are not true eels but are in fact fish species. While silver eels and conger eels can usually be differentiated by size – conger grow to much larger sizes. However, smaller conger eels can sometimes be confused with fully grown silver eels, but the guide below points out the differences between these species.

Silver Eel and Conger Eel Identification Guide

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