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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 Tonozuka, T.

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

Photo by Tonozuka, 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]

Photo by MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
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]

Photo by Shiina, M.

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

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
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
[]

Photo by Brown,J./EMD, St Helena Government

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

Photo by Brown,J./EMD, St Helena Government
 
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 68.5 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
[]

Photo by MNHN

Eastern Central Pacific

Bathycongrus aequoreus (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)

Photo by MNHN
 
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
Max. Length 41.7 cm TL

 
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 MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
Bathycongrus wallacei
[Longnose conger]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

North-Western Indian Ocea

Bathymyrus echinorhynchus Alcock, 1889

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
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
Max. Length 78.5 cm TL
Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958

Photo by Bucol, A.A.
 
Conger macrocephalus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 137 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.

North 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
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Gnathophis ginanago
[]
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]

Photo by MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
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 González, J.A./ULPGC

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

Photo by González, J.A./ULPGC
 
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
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

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

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gnathophis 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
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
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 Malaer, P.

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

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
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]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
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
[Peppered 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
Max. Length 50.1 cm TL

 
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
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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
[Cortez garden 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 77 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
Max. Length 63 cm TL
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 Tonozuka, T.

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

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

Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall

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

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

Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall

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

Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall
 
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 Pacific
Max. Length 50.2 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]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 39.8 cm TL

 
Parabathymyrus philippinensis
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Paraconger caudilimbatus
[Margintail conger]

Photo by Rotundo, M.M.

Western Atlantic

Paraconger guianensis Kanazawa, 1961

Photo by Rotundo, M.M.
 
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 72 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]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Eastern Indian Ocean

Rhynchoconger squaliceps (Alcock, 1894)

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
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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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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