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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae Conger and garden eels
Subfamily: Congrinae
Genus: Bathycongrus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathycongrus aequoreus Eastern Central Pacific 1897
Bathycongrus bertini Eastern Atlantic 39 TL 1953
Bathycongrus bleekeri Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1934
Bathycongrus bullisi Bullish conger Western Atlantic 39.5 TL 1977
Bathycongrus dubius Dubious conger Western Atlantic 44.3 TL 1927
Bathycongrus guttulatus Lined conger Indo-Pacific 41.7 TL 1887
Bathycongrus longicavis Pacific Ocean 38.6 TL 2009
Bathycongrus macrocercus Eastern Indian Ocean 1894
Bathycongrus macrurus Shorthead conger Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL 1891
Bathycongrus nasicus Indian Ocean 1894
Bathycongrus odontostomus Toothy conger Indo-West Pacific 4.3 TL 1934
Bathycongrus parapolyporus Pacific Ocean, Western Ce 34.8 TL 2009
Bathycongrus parviporus South China Sea, Central 2011
Bathycongrus polyporus Western Central Atlantic 43 TL 1977
Bathycongrus retrotinctus Blackedge conger Western Pacific 54 TL 1901
Bathycongrus thysanochilus Conger eel Western Central Atlantic 1934
Bathycongrus trilineatus Western Central Pacific 1964
Bathycongrus trimaculatus Southwestern Pacific Ocea 16.1 TL 2008
Bathycongrus unimaculatus New Caledonia, southern L 28.3 TL 2009
Bathycongrus varidens Largehead conger Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1899
Bathycongrus vicinalis Neighbor conger Western Central Atlantic 46.2 TL 1899
Bathycongrus wallacei Longnose conger Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1968



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