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

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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Paraconger similis
[Shorttail conger]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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