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

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



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