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Family: Congridae Conger and garden eels



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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 25.3 cm TL

 
Acromycter alcocki
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL

 
Acromycter atlanticus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 21.7 cm TL

 
Acromycter longipectoralis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Acromycter nezumi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Acromycter perturbator
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Ariosoma anago (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Ariosoma anago
[Silvery conger]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Ariosoma anagoides (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Ariosoma anagoides
[Sea conger]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36.3 cm TL
Ariosoma anale (Poey, 1860)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Ariosoma anale
[Longtrunk conger]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Ariosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Ariosoma balearicum
[Bandtooth conger]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Ariosoma bauchotae
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 28.1 cm TL
Ariosoma coquettei Smith & Kanazawa, 1977

Photo by JAMARC
 
Ariosoma coquettei
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Ariosoma fasciatum (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ariosoma fasciatum
[Barred sand conger]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Ariosoma gilberti (Ogilby, 1898)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Ariosoma gilberti
[Gilbert's garden eel]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 42.2 cm TL

 
Ariosoma howensis
[Lord Howe conger]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Ariosoma major (Asano, 1958)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Ariosoma major
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Ariosoma marginatum (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ariosoma marginatum
[Large-eye conger]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ariosoma mauritianum (Pappenheim, 1914)

Photo by SFSA
 
Ariosoma mauritianum
[Blunt-tooth conger]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm TL

 
Ariosoma meeki
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL
Ariosoma megalops Fowler, 1938

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ariosoma megalops
[]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 42.8 cm TL

 
Ariosoma mellissii
[Silver Eel]

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 54.2 cm TL
Ariosoma multivertebratum Karmovskaya, 2004

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Ariosoma multivertebratum
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33.5 cm TL

 
Ariosoma nigrimanum
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Ariosoma obud
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Ariosoma ophidiophthalmus
[]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 27.2 cm TL
Ariosoma opistophthalmum (Ranzani, 1839)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Ariosoma opistophthalmum
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Ariosoma prorigerum (Gilbert, 1891)

Photo by FAO
 
Ariosoma prorigerum
[Slope conger]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Indian Ocean

Ariosoma sanzoi (D'Ancona, 1928)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ariosoma sanzoi
[]

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 39.5 cm TL
Ariosoma sazonovi Karmovskaya, 2004

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Ariosoma sazonovi
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Ariosoma scheelei (Strömman, 1896)

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ariosoma scheelei
[Tropical conger]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic

Ariosoma selenops Reid, 1934

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Ariosoma selenops
[]

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 26.5 cm TL
Ariosoma sereti Karmovskaya, 2004

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Ariosoma sereti
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Ariosoma shiroanago
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Ariosoma sokotranum
[]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bassanago albescens (Barnard, 1923)

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Bassanago albescens
[Hairy conger]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Bassanago bulbiceps Whitley, 1948

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bassanago bulbiceps
[Swollen-headed conger eel]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 100 cm TL

 
Bassanago hirsutus
[Deepsea conger]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 46.5 cm TL

 
Bassanago nielseni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Bathycongrus aequoreus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 39 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus bertini
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus bleekeri
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 39.5 cm TL
Bathycongrus bullisi (Smith & Kanazawa, 1977)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Bathycongrus bullisi
[Bullish conger]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 44.3 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus dubius
[Dubious conger]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific

 
Bathycongrus guttulatus
[Lined conger]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 38.6 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus longicavis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Bathycongrus macrocercus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bathycongrus macrurus (Gilbert, 1891)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathycongrus macrurus
[Shorthead conger]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Bathycongrus nasicus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus odontostomus
[Toothy conger]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean, Western Ce
Max. Length 34.8 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus parapolyporus
[]
No picture found
South China Sea, Central

 
Bathycongrus parviporus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus polyporus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus retrotinctus
[Blackedge conger]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Bathycongrus thysanochilus
[Conger eel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Bathycongrus trilineatus
[]
No picture found
Southwestern Pacific Ocea
Max. Length 16.1 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus trimaculatus
[]
No picture found
New Caledonia, southern L
Max. Length 28.3 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus unimaculatus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bathycongrus varidens (Garman, 1899)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathycongrus varidens
[Largehead conger]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 46.2 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus vicinalis
[Neighbor conger]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Bathycongrus wallacei (Castle, 1968)

Photo by SFSA
 
Bathycongrus wallacei
[Longnose conger]
No picture found
North-Western Indian Ocea

 
Bathymyrus echinorhynchus
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Bathymyrus simus Smith, 1965

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Bathymyrus simus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Bathymyrus smithi Castle, 1968

Photo by SFSA
 
Bathymyrus smithi
[Maputo conger]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.

 
Bathyuroconger parvibranchialis
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Bathyuroconger vicinus (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Bathyuroconger vicinus
[Large-toothed conger]

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 68.3 cm TL
Blachea longicaudalis Karmovskaya, 2004

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Blachea longicaudalis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 47.5 cm TL

 
Blachea xenobranchialis
[Frillgill conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28.8 cm TL

 
Castleichthys auritus
[Eared conger]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Chiloconger dentatus (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Chiloconger dentatus
[Shortsnout conger]

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Chiloconger philippinensis Smith & Karmovskaya, 2003

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Chiloconger philippinensis
[]

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]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Congrhynchus talabonoides
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35.2 cm SL

 
Congriscus maldivensis
[]

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 27.3 cm TL
Congriscus marquesaensis Karmovskaya, 2004

Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Congriscus marquesaensis
[]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Congriscus megastomus (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Congriscus megastomus
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Congrosoma evermanni Garman, 1899

Photo by FAO
 
Congrosoma evermanni
[Evermann's conger]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diploconger polystigmatus Kotthaus, 1968

Photo by CSIRO
 
Diploconger polystigmatus
[Headband conger]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 36.5 cm TL

 
Gnathophis andriashevi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis asanoi
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis bathytopos
[Blackgut conger]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis bracheatopos
[Longeye conger]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Gnathophis capensis (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by SFSA
 
Gnathophis capensis
[Southern conger]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 34.2 cm TL

 
Gnathophis castlei
[Castle's conger]

Photo by Boyle, K.S.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Gnathophis cinctus (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Boyle, K.S.
 
Gnathophis cinctus
[Hardtail conger]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic

 
Gnathophis codoniphorus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Gnathophis grahami
[Graham's conger]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Gnathophis habenatus (Richardson, 1848)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Gnathophis habenatus
[Little conger eel]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 41.5 cm TL

 
Gnathophis heterognathos
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis heterolinea
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis leptosomatus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Gnathophis longicauda
[Little conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis macroporis
[Largepore conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis melanocoelus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis microps
[Smalleye conger]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis musteliceps
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Gnathophis mystax (Delaroche, 1809)

Photo by FAO
 
Gnathophis mystax
[Thinlip conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis nasutus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Gnathophis neocaledoniensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Gnathophis nystromi ginanago
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gnathophis nystromi nystromi (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gnathophis nystromi nystromi
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL

 
Gnathophis parini
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 41.1 cm TL

 
Gnathophis smithi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Gnathophis tritos
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Gnathophis umbrellabius
[Umbrella conger]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Gnathophis xenica (Matsubara & Ochiai, 1951)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Gnathophis xenica
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 121 cm TL

 
Gorgasia barnesi
[Barnes' garden eel]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gorgasia cotroneii
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Gorgasia galzini Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia galzini
[Speckled garden-eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 59.8 cm SL
Gorgasia hawaiiensis Randall & Chess, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia hawaiiensis
[Hawaiian garden eel]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Gorgasia inferomaculata
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest and Southwest P
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Gorgasia japonica Abe, Miki & Asai, 1977

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gorgasia japonica
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75.1 cm TL
Gorgasia klausewitzi Quéro & Saldanha, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia klausewitzi
[Klausewitz' garden eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Gorgasia maculata Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia maculata
[Whitespotted garden eel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Gorgasia naeocepaea
[Freckled garden eel]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gorgasia preclara Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Gorgasia preclara
[Splendid garden eel]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gorgasia punctata Meek & Hildebrand, 1923

Photo by FAO
 
Gorgasia punctata
[Dotted garden eel]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 83.8 cm TL
Gorgasia sillneri Klausewitz, 1962

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Gorgasia sillneri
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 74.1 cm TL
Gorgasia taiwanensis Shao, 1990

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Gorgasia taiwanensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 118.6 cm TL

 
Gorgasia thamani
[]

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]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 42.5 cm TL

 
Japonoconger africanus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50.2 cm TL

 
Japonoconger caribbeus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm TL

 
Japonoconger sivicolus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26.7 cm TL

 
Kenyaconger heemstrai
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26.6 cm TL
Lumiconger arafura Castle & Paxton, 1984

Photo by CSIRO
 
Lumiconger arafura
[Luminous conger]

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Macrocephenchelys brachialis Fowler, 1934

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Macrocephenchelys brachialis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 36.7 cm TL
Macrocephenchelys brevirostris (Chen & Weng, 1967)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Macrocephenchelys brevirostris
[Rubbernose conger]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 33 cm TL

 
Parabathymyrus brachyrhynchus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Parabathymyrus fijiensis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Parabathymyrus karrerae
[]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Kamohara, 1938

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Parabathymyrus oregoni
[Flapnose conger]

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]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Poeciloconger kapala
[Mottled conger]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 51.2 cm TL

 
Promyllantor adenensis
[]
No picture found
Southeastern Atlantic
Max. Length 51.8 cm TL

 
Promyllantor atlanticus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Promyllantor purpureus
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38.7 cm TL
Pseudophichthys splendens (Lea, 1913)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Pseudophichthys splendens
[Purplemouthed conger]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Rhynchoconger ectenurus
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Rhynchoconger flavus
[Yellow conger]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 61 cm TL

 
Rhynchoconger gracilior
[Whiptail conger]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 95 cm TL
Rhynchoconger guppyi (Norman, 1925)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Rhynchoconger guppyi
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Rhynchoconger nitens (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Rhynchoconger nitens
[Bignose conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Rhynchoconger squaliceps
[]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Rhynchoconger trewavasae Ben-Tuvia, 1993

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Rhynchoconger trewavasae
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Scalanago lateralis
[Ladder eel]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 41.5 cm TL

 
Uroconger drachi
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Uroconger erythraeus
[]

Photo by Rao, Y.K.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Uroconger lepturus (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Rao, Y.K.
 
Uroconger lepturus
[Slender conger]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Uroconger syringinus
[Threadtail conger]

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
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Xenomystax bidentatus (Reid, 1940)

Photo by FAO
 
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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194 Species of Family Congridae
(Conger and garden eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1897 Acromycter alcocki Eastern Central Pacific 25.3 TL
1989 Acromycter atlanticus Western Central Atlantic. 29.5 TL
2004 Acromycter longipectoralis Western Pacific 21.7 TL
1958 Acromycter nezumi Northwest Pacific 40 TL
1932 Acromycter perturbator Western Central Atlantic
1846 Ariosoma anago Silvery conger Indo-West Pacific. 60 TL
1853 Ariosoma anagoides Sea conger Western Pacific 51 TL
1860 Ariosoma anale Longtrunk conger Western Atlantic 36.3 TL
1809 Ariosoma balearicum Bandtooth conger Eastern Atlantic 35 TL
1983 Ariosoma bauchotae Western Indian Ocean
1977 Ariosoma coquettei Western Central Atlantic 28.1 TL
1872 Ariosoma fasciatum Barred sand conger Indo-Pacific 60 SL
1898 Ariosoma gilberti Gilbert's garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 27 TL
1916 Ariosoma howensis Lord Howe conger Western Pacific 42.2 TL
1958 Ariosoma major Northwest Pacific 53 TL
1875 Ariosoma marginatum Large-eye conger Eastern Central Pacific 38 TL
1914 Ariosoma mauritianum Blunt-tooth conger Indo-West Pacific 30 TL
1900 Ariosoma meeki Northwest Pacific 53 TL
1938 Ariosoma megalops Western Central Pacific. 14.9 SL
1870 Ariosoma mellissii Silver Eel Southeast Atlantic 42.8 TL
2004 Ariosoma multivertebratum Eastern Central Pacific 54.2 TL
1939 Ariosoma nigrimanum Western Indian Ocean 33.5 TL
1923 Ariosoma obud Western Central Pacific
1991 Ariosoma ophidiophthalmus Western Indian Ocean
1839 Ariosoma opistophthalmum Southwest Atlantic 27.2 TL
1891 Ariosoma prorigerum Slope conger Eastern Pacific 35 TL
1928 Ariosoma sanzoi Western Indian Ocean
2004 Ariosoma sazonovi Western Pacific 39.5 TL
1896 Ariosoma scheelei Tropical conger Indo-Pacific. 20 TL
1934 Ariosoma selenops Western Central Atlantic
2004 Ariosoma sereti Eastern Central Pacific 26.5 TL
1958 Ariosoma shiroanago Northwest Pacific 40 TL
1991 Ariosoma sokotranum Western Indian Ocean
1923 Bassanago albescens Hairy conger Southeast Pacific 100 TL
1948 Bassanago bulbiceps Swollen-headed conger eel Southwest Pacific. 50 TL
1960 Bassanago hirsutus Deepsea conger Southwest Pacific. 100 TL
1990 Bassanago nielseni Southeast Pacific 46.5 TL
1897 Bathycongrus aequoreus Eastern Central Pacific
1953 Bathycongrus bertini Eastern Atlantic 39 TL
1934 Bathycongrus bleekeri Western Central Pacific 8 TL
1977 Bathycongrus bullisi Bullish conger Western Atlantic 39.5 TL
1927 Bathycongrus dubius Dubious conger Western Atlantic 44.3 TL
1887 Bathycongrus guttulatus Lined conger Indo-Pacific
2009 Bathycongrus longicavis Pacific Ocean 38.6 TL
1894 Bathycongrus macrocercus Eastern Indian Ocean
1891 Bathycongrus macrurus Shorthead conger Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL
1894 Bathycongrus nasicus Indian Ocean
1934 Bathycongrus odontostomus Toothy conger Indo-West Pacific 4.3 TL
2009 Bathycongrus parapolyporus Pacific Ocean, Western Ce 34.8 TL
2011 Bathycongrus parviporus South China Sea, Central
1977 Bathycongrus polyporus Western Central Atlantic 43 TL
1901 Bathycongrus retrotinctus Blackedge conger Western Pacific 54 TL
1934 Bathycongrus thysanochilus Conger eel Western Central Atlantic
1964 Bathycongrus trilineatus Western Central Pacific
2008 Bathycongrus trimaculatus Southwestern Pacific Ocea 16.1 TL
2009 Bathycongrus unimaculatus New Caledonia, southern L 28.3 TL
1899 Bathycongrus varidens Largehead conger Eastern Pacific 100 TL
1899 Bathycongrus vicinalis Neighbor conger Western Central Atlantic 46.2 TL
1968 Bathycongrus wallacei Longnose conger Indo-West Pacific 55 TL
1889 Bathymyrus echinorhynchus North-Western Indian Ocea
1965 Bathymyrus simus Western Pacific 19.5 TL
1968 Bathymyrus smithi Maputo conger Indian Ocean 58 TL
1934 Bathyuroconger parvibranchialis Western Central Pacific.
1888 Bathyuroconger vicinus Large-toothed conger Eastern Atlantic 88 TL
2004 Blachea longicaudalis Western Pacific 68.3 TL
1980 Blachea xenobranchialis Frillgill conger Indo-West Pacific 47.5 TL
2004 Castleichthys auritus Eared conger Eastern Indian Ocean 28.8 TL
1899 Chiloconger dentatus Shortsnout conger Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL
2003 Chiloconger philippinensis Western Central Pacific 19 TL
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
1934 Congrhynchus talabonoides Western Central Pacific 30 TL
1939 Congriscus maldivensis Indo-West Pacific 35.2 SL
2004 Congriscus marquesaensis Eastern Central Pacific 27.3 TL
1877 Congriscus megastomus Northwest Pacific 40 TL
1899 Congrosoma evermanni Evermann's conger Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL
1968 Diploconger polystigmatus Headband conger Western Indian Ocean 30 TL
1990 Gnathophis andriashevi Southeast Pacific 36.5 TL
2004 Gnathophis asanoi Western Pacific 35 TL
1977 Gnathophis bathytopos Blackgut conger Western Atlantic 35 TL
1977 Gnathophis bracheatopos Longeye conger Western Atlantic 35 TL
1856 Gnathophis capensis Southern conger Southeast Atlantic 37 TL
2000 Gnathophis castlei Castle's conger Western Central Pacific 34.2 TL
1899 Gnathophis cinctus Hardtail conger Eastern Pacific 42 TL
1972 Gnathophis codoniphorus Northeast Atlantic
2000 Gnathophis grahami Graham's conger Southwest Pacific
1848 Gnathophis habenatus Little conger eel Indo-West Pacific 43 TL
1858 Gnathophis heterognathos Western Pacific 41.5 TL
1968 Gnathophis heterolinea Western Indian Ocean
1983 Gnathophis leptosomatus Western Indian Ocean
1888 Gnathophis longicauda Little conger Indo-West Pacific
2000 Gnathophis macroporis Largepore conger Eastern Indian Ocean
2000 Gnathophis melanocoelus Eastern Indian Ocean
2000 Gnathophis microps Smalleye conger Eastern Indian Ocean
1894 Gnathophis musteliceps Western Indian Ocean
1809 Gnathophis mystax Thinlip conger Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
2000 Gnathophis nasutus Eastern Indian Ocean
2004 Gnathophis neocaledoniensis Western Pacific 18.5 TL
1958 Gnathophis nystromi ginanago Northwest Pacific 40 TL
1901 Gnathophis nystromi nystromi Western Pacific 45 TL
1990 Gnathophis parini Southeast Pacific 13.7 TL
1990 Gnathophis smithi Southeast Pacific 41.1 TL
1977 Gnathophis tritos Western Central Atlantic
1948 Gnathophis umbrellabius Umbrella conger Southwest Pacific. 45 TL
1951 Gnathophis xenica Northwest Pacific 32 TL
1984 Gorgasia barnesi Barnes' garden eel Western Pacific 121 TL
1928 Gorgasia cotroneii Western Indian Ocean
1999 Gorgasia galzini Speckled garden-eel Pacific Ocean 53 TL
1980 Gorgasia hawaiiensis Hawaiian garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 59.8 SL
1977 Gorgasia inferomaculata Eastern Central Atlantic
1977 Gorgasia japonica Northwest and Southwest P 100 TL
1995 Gorgasia klausewitzi Klausewitz' garden eel Indian Ocean 75.1 TL
1959 Gorgasia maculata Whitespotted garden eel Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
1951 Gorgasia naeocepaea Freckled garden eel Western Central Pacific 75 TL
1981 Gorgasia preclara Splendid garden eel Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
1923 Gorgasia punctata Dotted garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 50 TL
1962 Gorgasia sillneri Western Indian Ocean 83.8 TL
1990 Gorgasia taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 74.1 TL
2004 Gorgasia thamani Western Central Pacific 118.6 TL
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
1953 Japonoconger africanus Eastern Atlantic 42.5 TL
1977 Japonoconger caribbeus Western Central Atlantic 50.2 TL
1951 Japonoconger sivicolus Northwest Pacific 57 TL
2003 Kenyaconger heemstrai Western Indian Ocean 26.7 TL
1984 Lumiconger arafura Luminous conger Indo-West Pacific 26.6 TL
1934 Macrocephenchelys brachialis Western Central Pacific 50 TL
1967 Macrocephenchelys brevirostris Rubbernose conger Western Pacific 36.7 TL
1934 Parabathymyrus brachyrhynchus Western Central Pacific. 33 TL
2004 Parabathymyrus fijiensis Western Pacific 36 TL
1991 Parabathymyrus karrerae Western Indian Ocean
1938 Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Indo-West Pacific 47 TL
1977 Parabathymyrus oregoni Flapnose conger Western Central Atlantic
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
1990 Poeciloconger kapala Mottled conger Southwest Pacific
1991 Promyllantor adenensis Indo-West Pacific 51.2 TL
2006 Promyllantor atlanticus Southeastern Atlantic 51.8 TL
1890 Promyllantor purpureus Indo-West Pacific
1913 Pseudophichthys splendens Purplemouthed conger Eastern Atlantic 38.7 TL
1909 Rhynchoconger ectenurus Western Pacific 65 TL
1896 Rhynchoconger flavus Yellow conger Western Atlantic 150 TL
1951 Rhynchoconger gracilior Whiptail conger Western Atlantic 61 TL
1925 Rhynchoconger guppyi Western Central Atlantic 95 TL
1890 Rhynchoconger nitens Bignose conger Eastern Central Pacific 40 TL
1894 Rhynchoconger squaliceps Eastern Indian Ocean
1993 Rhynchoconger trewavasae Western Indian Ocean 57 TL
1935 Scalanago lateralis Ladder eel Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1976 Uroconger drachi Eastern Atlantic 41.5 TL
1982 Uroconger erythraeus Western Indian Ocean
1845 Uroconger lepturus Slender conger Indo-West Pacific 52 TL
1954 Uroconger syringinus Threadtail conger Eastern Atlantic 38 TL
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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