Story: Te hopu tuna – eeling

Ngōiro (conger eel)

Ngōiro (conger eel)

Ngōiro (conger eels) live in the sea, and can weigh up to 16 kilograms.

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Reference: Jim O’Brien, ed, A red cod and a conger eel: the history of the Wellington Surfcasting and Angling Club Inc., 1958–1998. Wellington: The Wellington Surfcasting and Angling Club, 1998
Photograph by Jim O'Brien

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Basil Keane, 'Te hopu tuna – eeling - Origins and types of tuna – eels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13965/ngoiro-conger-eel (accessed 26 June 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007