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

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Johnny Labbe/Mauricio Ahumada

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Xenomystax atrarius Gilbert, 1891

Photo by Johnny Labbe/Mauricio Ahumada
 
Xenomystax atrarius
[Deepwater conger]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic.

 
Xenomystax austrinus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Xenomystax bidentatus
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 87.6 cm TL
Xenomystax congroides Smith & Kanazawa, 1989

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Xenomystax congroides
[Bristletooth conger]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 64.5 cm TL

 
Xenomystax trucidans
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5 Species of Family Congridae with Genus Xenomystax
(Conger and garden eels)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1891 Xenomystax atrarius Deepwater conger Eastern Pacific 100 TL
1989 Xenomystax austrinus Western Central Atlantic.
1940 Xenomystax bidentatus Western Central Atlantic
1989 Xenomystax congroides Bristletooth conger Atlantic Ocean 87.6 TL
1894 Xenomystax trucidans Western Indian Ocean 64.5 TL



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