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

(See list of species below)



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21 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33.1 cm TL
Heteroconger balteatus Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger balteatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Heteroconger camelopardalis
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Heteroconger canabus (Cowan & Rosenblatt, 1974)

Photo by FAO
 
Heteroconger canabus
[White-ring garden eel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Heteroconger chapmani
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Heteroconger cobra
[Garden eel]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Heteroconger congroides
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Heteroconger digueti (Pellegrin, 1923)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Heteroconger digueti
[Pale green eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 43.7 cm TL
Heteroconger enigmaticus Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger enigmaticus
[Enigma garden eel]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Heteroconger hassi
[Spotted garden-eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Heteroconger klausewitzi (Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Köster, 1983)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger klausewitzi
[Galapagos garden eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL
Heteroconger lentiginosus Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger lentiginosus
[Masked garden eel]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Heteroconger longissimus Günther, 1870

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Heteroconger longissimus
[Brown garden eel]

Photo by Marks, K.

Western Central Atlantic

Heteroconger luteolus Smith, 1989

Photo by Marks, K.
 
Heteroconger luteolus
[Yellow garden eel]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 67.8 cm TL
Heteroconger mercyae Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Heteroconger mercyae
[Mercy's garden eel]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33.6 cm TL

 
Heteroconger obscurus
[Obscure garden eel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific. Needs a

Heteroconger pellegrini Castle, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Heteroconger pellegrini
[Speckled garden eel]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 53.7 cm TL
Heteroconger perissodon Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Heteroconger perissodon
[Black garden eel]

Photo by Awai, M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34.7 cm TL
Heteroconger polyzona Bleeker, 1868

Photo by Awai, M.
 
Heteroconger polyzona
[Zebra garden eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 47.9 cm TL
Heteroconger taylori Castle & Randall, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger taylori
[Taylor's garden eel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 42.8 cm TL

 
Heteroconger tomberua
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 49.6 cm TL

 
Heteroconger tricia
[Tricia's garden eel]
21 Species of Family Congridae with Genus Heteroconger
(Conger and garden eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1999 Heteroconger balteatus Western Indian Ocean 33.1 TL
1980 Heteroconger camelopardalis Southwest Atlantic
1974 Heteroconger canabus White-ring garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 80 TL
1923 Heteroconger chapmani Western Central Pacific 69 TL
1981 Heteroconger cobra Garden eel Western Central Pacific 40 TL
1928 Heteroconger congroides Western Indian Ocean
1923 Heteroconger digueti Pale green eel Eastern Central Pacific 63 TL
1999 Heteroconger enigmaticus Enigma garden eel Western Pacific 43.7 TL
1959 Heteroconger hassi Spotted garden-eel Indo-Pacific 40 TL
1983 Heteroconger klausewitzi Galapagos garden eel Southeast Pacific 70 TL
1981 Heteroconger lentiginosus Masked garden eel Western Central Pacific 37.5 TL
1870 Heteroconger longissimus Brown garden eel Eastern Atlantic 51 TL
1989 Heteroconger luteolus Yellow garden eel Western Central Atlantic
2009 Heteroconger mercyae Mercy's garden eel Western Pacific 67.8 TL
1959 Heteroconger obscurus Obscure garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 33.6 TL
1999 Heteroconger pellegrini Speckled garden eel Eastern Pacific. Needs a
1981 Heteroconger perissodon Black garden eel Indo-West Pacific 53.7 TL
1868 Heteroconger polyzona Zebra garden eel Indo-West Pacific 34.7 TL
1995 Heteroconger taylori Taylor's garden eel Western Central Pacific 47.9 TL
1999 Heteroconger tomberua Western Central Pacific 42.8 TL
1999 Heteroconger tricia Tricia's garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 49.6 TL



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