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

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Paraconger californiensis Kanazawa, 1961

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Paraconger californiensis
[Californian conger]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey, 1867)

Photo by FAO
 
Paraconger caudilimbatus
[Margintail conger]
No picture found
Western Atlantic

 
Paraconger guianensis
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Paraconger macrops (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Paraconger macrops
[Blackspot conger]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 62.7 cm TL
Paraconger notialis Kanazawa, 1961

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Paraconger notialis
[Guinean conger]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Paraconger ophichthys
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Paraconger similis (Wade, 1946)

Photo by FAO
 
Paraconger similis
[Shorttail conger]
7 Species of Family Congridae with Genus Paraconger
(Conger and garden eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1961 Paraconger californiensis Californian conger Eastern Pacific 60 TL
1867 Paraconger caudilimbatus Margintail conger Western Atlantic 51 TL
1961 Paraconger guianensis Western Atlantic
1870 Paraconger macrops Blackspot conger Eastern Atlantic 50 TL
1961 Paraconger notialis Guinean conger Eastern Atlantic 62.7 TL
1899 Paraconger ophichthys Eastern Central Pacific
1946 Paraconger similis Shorttail conger Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL



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