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Family: Congridae Conger and garden eels



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Max. Length 25.3 cm TL

 
Acromycter alcocki
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 29.5 cm TL

 
Acromycter atlanticus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.7 cm TL

 
Acromycter longipectoralis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Acromycter nezumi
[]
No picture found


 
Acromycter perturbator
[]



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

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Ariosoma anago
[Silvery conger]



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

Photo by Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Ariosoma anagoides
[Sea conger]



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Ariosoma anale
[Longtrunk conger]



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

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


 
Ariosoma bauchotae
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Ariosoma coquettei
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Ariosoma gilberti
[Gilbert's garden eel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 42.2 cm TL
Ariosoma howensis (McCulloch & Waite, 1916)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Ariosoma howensis
[Lord Howe conger]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Ariosoma mauritianum
[Blunt-tooth conger]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Ariosoma meeki (Jordan & Snyder, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Ariosoma meeki
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Ariosoma megalops
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 42.8 cm TL
Ariosoma mellissii (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Brown,J./EMD, St Helena Government
 
Ariosoma mellissii
[Silver Eel]



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

Photo by Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Ariosoma multivertebratum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 33.5 cm TL

 
Ariosoma nigrimanum
[]
No picture found


 
Ariosoma obud
[]
No picture found


 
Ariosoma ophidiophthalmus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Ariosoma opistophthalmum
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Ariosoma prorigerum
[Slope conger]



Western Indian Ocean

Ariosoma sanzoi (D'Ancona, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Ariosoma sanzoi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Ariosoma sazonovi
[]



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

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



Western Central Atlantic

Ariosoma selenops Reid, 1934

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



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

Photo by Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Ariosoma sereti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Ariosoma shiroanago
[]
No picture found


 
Ariosoma sokotranum
[]



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

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



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 68.5 cm TL
Bassanago bulbiceps Whitley, 1948

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bassanago bulbiceps
[Swollen-headed conger eel]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bassanago hirsutus (Castle, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bassanago hirsutus
[Deepsea conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 46.5 cm TL

 
Bassanago nielseni
[]



Eastern Central Pacific

Bathycongrus aequoreus (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Bathycongrus aequoreus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 39 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus bertini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus bleekeri
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Bathycongrus bullisi
[Bullish conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 44.3 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus dubius
[Dubious conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 41.7 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus guttulatus
[Lined conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 38.6 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus longicavis
[]
No picture found


 
Bathycongrus macrocercus
[]



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

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


 
Bathycongrus nasicus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Bathycongrus odontostomus (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathycongrus odontostomus
[Toothy conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 34.8 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus parapolyporus
[]
No picture found


 
Bathycongrus parviporus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 43 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus polyporus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 54 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus retrotinctus
[Blackedge conger]
No picture found


 
Bathycongrus thysanochilus
[Conger eel]
No picture found


 
Bathycongrus trilineatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.1 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus trimaculatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.3 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus unimaculatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathycongrus varidens
[Largehead conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 46.2 cm TL

 
Bathycongrus vicinalis
[Neighbor conger]



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

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Bathycongrus wallacei
[Longnose conger]



North-Western Indian Ocea

Bathymyrus echinorhynchus Alcock, 1889

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Bathymyrus echinorhynchus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Bathymyrus simus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Bathymyrus smithi
[Maputo conger]
No picture found


 
Bathyuroconger parvibranchialis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Bathyuroconger vicinus
[Large-toothed conger]



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

Photo by Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Blachea longicaudalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 47.5 cm TL

 
Blachea xenobranchialis
[Frillgill conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.8 cm TL

 
Castleichthys auritus
[Eared conger]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Chiloconger philippinensis
[]



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

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



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

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


 
Conger erebennus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Projeto Tamar
 
Conger esculentus
[Grey conger]



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

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



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 78.5 cm TL
Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958

Photo by Photo by Bucol, A.A.
 
Conger macrocephalus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 137 cm TL

 
Conger marginatus
[Hawaiian mustache conger]



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

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



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

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


 
Conger oligoporus
[]



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

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


 
Conger philippinus
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Conger verreauxi
[Conger]



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

Photo by Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Conger wilsoni
[Cape conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Congrhynchus talabonoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35.2 cm SL

 
Congriscus maldivensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Karmovskaya, E.
 
Congriscus marquesaensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Congriscus megastomus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Congrosoma evermanni
[Evermann's conger]



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

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Diploconger polystigmatus
[Headband conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 36.5 cm TL

 
Gnathophis andriashevi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis asanoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis bathytopos
[Blackgut conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis bracheatopos
[Longeye conger]



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Gnathophis capensis
[Southern conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 34.2 cm TL

 
Gnathophis castlei
[Castle's conger]



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

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


 
Gnathophis codoniphorus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Gnathophis ginanago
[]



Southwest Pacific

Gnathophis grahami Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gnathophis grahami
[Graham's conger]



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

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Gnathophis habenatus
[Little conger eel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 41.5 cm TL
Gnathophis heterognathos (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Gnathophis heterognathos
[]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis heterolinea
[]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis leptosomatus
[]



Indo-West Pacific

Gnathophis longicauda (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gnathophis longicauda
[Little conger]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis macroporis
[Largepore conger]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis melanocoelus
[]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis microps
[Smalleye conger]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis musteliceps
[]



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

Photo by Photo by González, J.A./ULPGC
 
Gnathophis mystax
[Thinlip conger]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis nasutus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Gnathophis neocaledoniensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gnathophis nystromi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.7 cm TL

 
Gnathophis parini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 41.1 cm TL

 
Gnathophis smithi
[]
No picture found


 
Gnathophis tritos
[]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gnathophis umbrellabius (Whitley, 1948)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gnathophis umbrellabius
[Umbrella conger]



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

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Gnathophis xenica
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 121 cm TL
Gorgasia barnesi Robison & Lancraft, 1984

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gorgasia barnesi
[Barnes' garden eel]
No picture found


 
Gorgasia cotroneii
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Gorgasia hawaiiensis
[Hawaiian garden eel]
No picture found


 
Gorgasia inferomaculata
[]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia maculata
[Whitespotted garden eel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Gorgasia naeocepaea (Böhlke, 1951)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gorgasia naeocepaea
[Freckled garden eel]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Gorgasia punctata
[Peppered garden eel]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Gorgasia taiwanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 118.6 cm TL

 
Gorgasia thamani
[]



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

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

Max. Length 50.1 cm TL

 
Heteroconger camelopardalis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Heteroconger canabus
[White-ring garden eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Heteroconger chapmani
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Heteroconger cobra Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger cobra
[Garden eel]
No picture found


 
Heteroconger congroides
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Heteroconger digueti
[Cortez garden eel]



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

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



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

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



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

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



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Heteroconger lentiginosus Böhlke & Randall, 1981

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



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

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



Western Central Atlantic

Heteroconger luteolus Smith, 1989

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



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

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Heteroconger mercyae
[Mercy's garden eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 33.6 cm TL

 
Heteroconger obscurus
[Obscure garden eel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Heteroconger pellegrini Castle, 1999

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Heteroconger taylori
[Taylor's garden eel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 42.8 cm TL
Heteroconger tomberua Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall
 
Heteroconger tomberua
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 49.6 cm TL
Heteroconger tricia Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall
 
Heteroconger tricia
[Tricia's garden eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 42.5 cm TL

 
Japonoconger africanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 50.2 cm TL

 
Japonoconger caribbeus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 57 cm TL

 
Japonoconger sivicolus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.7 cm TL

 
Kenyaconger heemstrai
[]



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

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lumiconger arafura
[Luminous conger]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Macrocephenchelys brevirostris
[Rubbernose conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 50.2 cm TL

 
Parabathymyrus brachyrhynchus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Parabathymyrus fijiensis
[]
No picture found


 
Parabathymyrus karrerae
[]



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

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


 
Parabathymyrus oregoni
[Flapnose conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 39.8 cm TL

 
Parabathymyrus philippinensis
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Paraconger caudilimbatus
[Margintail conger]



Western Atlantic

Paraconger guianensis Kanazawa, 1961

Photo by Photo by Rotundo, M.M.
 
Paraconger guianensis
[]



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

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



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Paraconger notialis Kanazawa, 1961

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


 
Paraconger ophichthys
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Paraconger similis
[Shorttail conger]



Southwest Pacific

Poeciloconger kapala Castle, 1990

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Poeciloconger kapala
[Mottled conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 51.2 cm TL

 
Promyllantor adenensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 51.8 cm TL

 
Promyllantor atlanticus
[]
No picture found


 
Promyllantor purpureus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Pseudophichthys splendens
[Purplemouthed conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Rhynchoconger ectenurus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Rhynchoconger flavus
[Yellow conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 61 cm TL

 
Rhynchoconger gracilior
[Whiptail conger]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Rhynchoconger nitens
[Bignose conger]



Eastern Indian Ocean

Rhynchoconger squaliceps (Alcock, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Rhynchoconger squaliceps
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Rhynchoconger trewavasae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Scalanago lateralis
[Ladder eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 41.5 cm TL

 
Uroconger drachi
[]
No picture found


 
Uroconger erythraeus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Rao, Y.K.
 
Uroconger lepturus
[Slender conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Uroconger syringinus
[Threadtail conger]



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

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


 
Xenomystax austrinus
[]



Western Central Atlantic

Xenomystax bidentatus (Reid, 1940)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Xenomystax bidentatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Xenomystax congroides
[Bristletooth conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 64.5 cm TL

 
Xenomystax trucidans
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acromycter alcocki Eastern Central Pacific 25.3 TL 1897
Acromycter atlanticus Western Central Atlantic. 29.5 TL 1989
Acromycter longipectoralis Western Pacific 21.7 TL 2004
Acromycter nezumi Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1958
Acromycter perturbator Western Central Atlantic 1932
Ariosoma anago Silvery conger Indo-West Pacific. 60 TL 1846
Ariosoma anagoides Sea conger Western Pacific 51 TL 1853
Ariosoma anale Longtrunk conger Western Atlantic 36.3 TL 1860
Ariosoma balearicum Bandtooth conger Eastern Atlantic 35 TL 1809
Ariosoma bauchotae Western Indian Ocean 1983
Ariosoma coquettei Western Central Atlantic 28.1 TL 1977
Ariosoma fasciatum Barred sand conger Indo-Pacific 60 SL 1872
Ariosoma gilberti Gilbert's garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 27 TL 1898
Ariosoma howensis Lord Howe conger Western Pacific 42.2 TL 1916
Ariosoma major Northwest Pacific 53 TL 1958
Ariosoma marginatum Large-eye conger Eastern Central Pacific 38 TL 1875
Ariosoma mauritianum Blunt-tooth conger Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1914
Ariosoma meeki Northwest Pacific 53 TL 1900
Ariosoma megalops Western Central Pacific. 14.9 SL 1938
Ariosoma mellissii Silver Eel Southeast Atlantic 42.8 TL 1870
Ariosoma multivertebratum Eastern Central Pacific 54.2 TL 2004
Ariosoma nigrimanum Western Indian Ocean 33.5 TL 1939
Ariosoma obud Western Central Pacific 1923
Ariosoma ophidiophthalmus Western Indian Ocean 1991
Ariosoma opistophthalmum Southwest Atlantic 27.2 TL 1839
Ariosoma prorigerum Slope conger Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1891
Ariosoma sanzoi Western Indian Ocean 1928
Ariosoma sazonovi Western Pacific 39.5 TL 2004
Ariosoma scheelei Tropical conger Indo-Pacific. 20 TL 1896
Ariosoma selenops Western Central Atlantic 1934
Ariosoma sereti Eastern Central Pacific 26.5 TL 2004
Ariosoma shiroanago Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1958
Ariosoma sokotranum Western Indian Ocean 1991
Bassanago albescens Hairy conger Southeast Pacific 100 TL 1923
Bassanago bulbiceps Swollen-headed conger eel Southwest Pacific. 68.5 TL 1948
Bassanago hirsutus Deepsea conger Southwest Pacific. 100 TL 1960
Bassanago nielseni Southeast Pacific 46.5 TL 1990
Bathycongrus aequoreus Eastern Central Pacific 1897
Bathycongrus bertini Eastern Atlantic 39 TL 1953
Bathycongrus bleekeri Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1934
Bathycongrus bullisi Bullish conger Western Atlantic 39.5 TL 1977
Bathycongrus dubius Dubious conger Western Atlantic 44.3 TL 1927
Bathycongrus guttulatus Lined conger Indo-Pacific 41.7 TL 1887
Bathycongrus longicavis Pacific Ocean 38.6 TL 2009
Bathycongrus macrocercus Eastern Indian Ocean 1894
Bathycongrus macrurus Shorthead conger Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL 1891
Bathycongrus nasicus Indian Ocean 1894
Bathycongrus odontostomus Toothy conger Indo-West Pacific 4.3 TL 1934
Bathycongrus parapolyporus Pacific Ocean, Western Ce 34.8 TL 2009
Bathycongrus parviporus South China Sea, Central 2011
Bathycongrus polyporus Western Central Atlantic 43 TL 1977
Bathycongrus retrotinctus Blackedge conger Western Pacific 54 TL 1901
Bathycongrus thysanochilus Conger eel Western Central Atlantic 1934
Bathycongrus trilineatus Western Central Pacific 1964
Bathycongrus trimaculatus Southwestern Pacific Ocea 16.1 TL 2008
Bathycongrus unimaculatus New Caledonia, southern L 28.3 TL 2009
Bathycongrus varidens Largehead conger Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1899
Bathycongrus vicinalis Neighbor conger Western Central Atlantic 46.2 TL 1899
Bathycongrus wallacei Longnose conger Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1968
Bathymyrus echinorhynchus North-Western Indian Ocea 1889
Bathymyrus simus Western Pacific 19.5 TL 1965
Bathymyrus smithi Maputo conger Indian Ocean 58 TL 1968
Bathyuroconger parvibranchialis Western Central Pacific. 1934
Bathyuroconger vicinus Large-toothed conger Eastern Atlantic 88 TL 1888
Blachea longicaudalis Western Pacific 68.3 TL 2004
Blachea xenobranchialis Frillgill conger Indo-West Pacific 47.5 TL 1980
Castleichthys auritus Eared conger Eastern Indian Ocean 28.8 TL 2004
Chiloconger dentatus Shortsnout conger Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1899
Chiloconger philippinensis Western Central Pacific 19 TL 2003
Conger cinereus Longfin African conger Indo-Pacific 140 TL 1830
Conger conger European conger Eastern Atlantic 300 TL 1758
Conger erebennus Northwest Pacific 1901
Conger esculentus Grey conger Western Central Atlantic 160 TL 1861
Conger japonicus Beach conger Northwest Pacific 140 TL 1879
Conger macrocephalus Western Central Pacific 78.5 TL 1958
Conger marginatus Hawaiian mustache conger Eastern Central Pacific 137 TL 1850
Conger myriaster Whitespotted conger Northwest Pacific 100 TL 1856
Conger oceanicus American conger Western Atlantic 230 TL 1818
Conger oligoporus Eastern Central Pacific 1958
Conger orbignianus Argentine conger Eastern Atlantic 112 TL 1837
Conger philippinus Western Central Pacific. 1958
Conger triporiceps Manytooth conger Western Atlantic 100 TL 1958
Conger verreauxi Conger Eastern Indian Ocean 200 TL 1856
Conger wilsoni Cape conger Western Indian Ocean 150 TL 1801
Congrhynchus talabonoides Western Central Pacific 30 TL 1934
Congriscus maldivensis Indo-West Pacific 35.2 SL 1939
Congriscus marquesaensis Eastern Central Pacific 27.3 TL 2004
Congriscus megastomus North Pacific 40 TL 1877
Congrosoma evermanni Evermann's conger Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1899
Diploconger polystigmatus Headband conger Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1968
Gnathophis andriashevi Southeast Pacific 36.5 TL 1990
Gnathophis asanoi Western Pacific 35 TL 2004
Gnathophis bathytopos Blackgut conger Western Atlantic 35 TL 1977
Gnathophis bracheatopos Longeye conger Western Atlantic 35 TL 1977
Gnathophis capensis Southern conger Southeast Atlantic 37 TL 1856
Gnathophis castlei Castle's conger Western Central Pacific 34.2 TL 2000
Gnathophis cinctus Hardtail conger Eastern Pacific 42 TL 1899
Gnathophis codoniphorus Northeast Atlantic 1972
Gnathophis ginanago Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1958
Gnathophis grahami Graham's conger Southwest Pacific 2000
Gnathophis habenatus Little conger eel Indo-West Pacific 43 TL 1848
Gnathophis heterognathos Western Pacific 41.5 TL 1858
Gnathophis heterolinea Western Indian Ocean 1968
Gnathophis leptosomatus Western Indian Ocean 1983
Gnathophis longicauda Little conger Indo-West Pacific 1888
Gnathophis macroporis Largepore conger Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis melanocoelus Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis microps Smalleye conger Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis musteliceps Western Indian Ocean 1894
Gnathophis mystax Thinlip conger Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1809
Gnathophis nasutus Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis neocaledoniensis Western Pacific 18.5 TL 2004
Gnathophis nystromi Western Pacific 45 TL 1901
Gnathophis parini Southeast Pacific 13.7 TL 1990
Gnathophis smithi Southeast Pacific 41.1 TL 1990
Gnathophis tritos Western Central Atlantic 1977
Gnathophis umbrellabius Umbrella conger Southwest Pacific. 45 TL 1948
Gnathophis xenica Northwest Pacific 32 TL 1951
Gorgasia barnesi Barnes' garden eel Western Pacific 121 TL 1984
Gorgasia cotroneii Western Indian Ocean 1928
Gorgasia galzini Speckled garden-eel Pacific Ocean 53 TL 1999
Gorgasia hawaiiensis Hawaiian garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 59.8 SL 1980
Gorgasia inferomaculata Eastern Central Atlantic 1977
Gorgasia japonica Northwest and Southwest P 100 TL 1977
Gorgasia klausewitzi Klausewitz' garden eel Indian Ocean 75.1 TL 1995
Gorgasia maculata Whitespotted garden eel Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1959
Gorgasia naeocepaea Freckled garden eel Western Central Pacific 75 TL 1951
Gorgasia preclara Splendid garden eel Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1981
Gorgasia punctata Peppered garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 50 TL 1923
Gorgasia sillneri Western Indian Ocean 83.8 TL 1962
Gorgasia taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 74.1 TL 1990
Gorgasia thamani Western Central Pacific 118.6 TL 2004
Heteroconger balteatus Western Indian Ocean 33.1 TL 1999
Heteroconger camelopardalis Southwest Atlantic 50.1 TL 1980
Heteroconger canabus White-ring garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 80 TL 1974
Heteroconger chapmani Western Central Pacific 69 TL 1923
Heteroconger cobra Garden eel Western Central Pacific 40 TL 1981
Heteroconger congroides Western Indian Ocean 1928
Heteroconger digueti Cortez garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 63 TL 1923
Heteroconger enigmaticus Enigma garden eel Western Pacific 43.7 TL 1999
Heteroconger hassi Spotted garden-eel Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1959
Heteroconger klausewitzi Galapagos garden eel Southeast Pacific 70 TL 1983
Heteroconger lentiginosus Masked garden eel Western Central Pacific 77 TL 1981
Heteroconger longissimus Brown garden eel Eastern Atlantic 51 TL 1870
Heteroconger luteolus Yellow garden eel Western Central Atlantic 1989
Heteroconger mercyae Mercy's garden eel Western Pacific 67.8 TL 2009
Heteroconger obscurus Obscure garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 33.6 TL 1959
Heteroconger pellegrini Speckled garden eel Eastern Pacific 63 TL 1999
Heteroconger perissodon Black garden eel Indo-West Pacific 53.7 TL 1981
Heteroconger polyzona Zebra garden eel Indo-West Pacific 34.7 TL 1868
Heteroconger taylori Taylor's garden eel Western Central Pacific 47.9 TL 1995
Heteroconger tomberua Western Central Pacific 42.8 TL 1999
Heteroconger tricia Tricia's garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 49.6 TL 1999
Japonoconger africanus Eastern Atlantic 42.5 TL 1953
Japonoconger caribbeus Western Central Atlantic 50.2 TL 1977
Japonoconger sivicolus Northwest Pacific 57 TL 1951
Kenyaconger heemstrai Western Indian Ocean 26.7 TL 2003
Lumiconger arafura Luminous conger Indo-West Pacific 26.6 TL 1984
Macrocephenchelys brachialis Western Central Pacific 50 TL 1934
Macrocephenchelys brevirostris Rubbernose conger Western Pacific 36.7 TL 1967
Parabathymyrus brachyrhynchus Western Pacific 50.2 TL 1934
Parabathymyrus fijiensis Western Pacific 36 TL 2004
Parabathymyrus karrerae Western Indian Ocean 1991
Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Indo-West Pacific 47 TL 1938
Parabathymyrus oregoni Flapnose conger Western Central Atlantic 1977
Parabathymyrus philippinensis Western Pacific 39.8 TL 2015
Paraconger californiensis Ringeye conger Eastern Pacific 60 TL 1961
Paraconger caudilimbatus Margintail conger Western Atlantic 51 TL 1867
Paraconger guianensis Western Atlantic 1961
Paraconger macrops Blackspot conger Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1870
Paraconger notialis Guinean conger Eastern Atlantic 72 TL 1961
Paraconger ophichthys Eastern Central Pacific 1899
Paraconger similis Shorttail conger Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1946
Poeciloconger kapala Mottled conger Southwest Pacific 1990
Promyllantor adenensis Indo-West Pacific 51.2 TL 1991
Promyllantor atlanticus Southeastern Atlantic 51.8 TL 2006
Promyllantor purpureus Indo-West Pacific 1890
Pseudophichthys splendens Purplemouthed conger Eastern Atlantic 38.7 TL 1913
Rhynchoconger ectenurus Western Pacific 65 TL 1909
Rhynchoconger flavus Yellow conger Western Atlantic 150 TL 1896
Rhynchoconger gracilior Whiptail conger Western Atlantic 61 TL 1951
Rhynchoconger guppyi Western Central Atlantic 95 TL 1925
Rhynchoconger nitens Bignose conger Eastern Central Pacific 40 TL 1890
Rhynchoconger squaliceps Eastern Indian Ocean 1894
Rhynchoconger trewavasae Western Indian Ocean 57 TL 1993
Scalanago lateralis Ladder eel Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1935
Uroconger drachi Eastern Atlantic 41.5 TL 1976
Uroconger erythraeus Western Indian Ocean 1982
Uroconger lepturus Slender conger Indo-West Pacific 52 TL 1845
Uroconger syringinus Threadtail conger Eastern Atlantic 38 TL 1954
Xenomystax atrarius Deepwater conger Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1891
Xenomystax austrinus Western Central Atlantic. 1989
Xenomystax bidentatus Western Central Atlantic 1940
Xenomystax congroides Bristletooth conger Atlantic Ocean 87.6 TL 1989
Xenomystax trucidans Western Indian Ocean 64.5 TL 1894



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