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

(See list of species below)



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15 species (see list below)

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Photo by Kochzius, M.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830

Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Conger cinereus
[Longfin African conger]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Conger conger
[European conger]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Conger erebennus
[]

Photo by Projeto Tamar

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Conger esculentus Poey, 1861

Photo by Projeto Tamar
 
Conger esculentus
[Grey conger]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Conger japonicus Bleeker, 1879

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Conger japonicus
[Beach conger]

Photo by Bucol, A.A.

Western Central Pacific

Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958

Photo by Bucol, A.A.
 
Conger macrocephalus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL

 
Conger marginatus
[Hawaiian mustache conger]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Conger myriaster (Brevoort, 1856)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Conger myriaster
[Whitespotted conger]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 230 cm TL
Conger oceanicus (Mitchill, 1818)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Conger oceanicus
[American conger]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Conger oligoporus
[]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 112 cm TL
Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Conger orbignianus
[Argentine conger]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Conger philippinus
[]

Photo by Schulke, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Conger triporiceps Kanazawa, 1958

Photo by Schulke, J.
 
Conger triporiceps
[Manytooth conger]

Photo by SeaFIC

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Conger verreauxi Kaup, 1856

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Conger verreauxi
[Conger]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Conger wilsoni (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Conger wilsoni
[Cape conger]
15 Species of Family Congridae with Genus Conger
(Conger and garden eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1830 Conger cinereus Longfin African conger Indo-Pacific 140 TL
1758 Conger conger European conger Eastern Atlantic 300 TL
1901 Conger erebennus Northwest Pacific
1861 Conger esculentus Grey conger Western Central Atlantic 160 TL
1879 Conger japonicus Beach conger Northwest Pacific 140 TL
1958 Conger macrocephalus Western Central Pacific
1850 Conger marginatus Hawaiian mustache conger Eastern Central Pacific 13.7 TL
1856 Conger myriaster Whitespotted conger Northwest Pacific 100 TL
1818 Conger oceanicus American conger Western Atlantic 230 TL
1958 Conger oligoporus Eastern Central Pacific
1837 Conger orbignianus Argentine conger Eastern Atlantic 112 TL
1958 Conger philippinus Western Central Pacific.
1958 Conger triporiceps Manytooth conger Western Atlantic 100 TL
1856 Conger verreauxi Conger Eastern Indian Ocean 200 TL
1801 Conger wilsoni Cape conger Western Indian Ocean 150 TL



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