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

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



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