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Family: Muraenesocidae Pike congers



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Congresox talabon Yellow pike conger Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1829
Congresox talabonoides Indian pike conger Indo-West Pacific 250 TL 1853
Cynoponticus coniceps Red pike conger Eastern Pacific 202 TL 1882
Cynoponticus ferox Guinean pike conger Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1846
Cynoponticus savanna Guayana pike-conger Western Atlantic 150 TL 1831
Gavialiceps arabicus Western Indian Ocean 84 TL 1928
Gavialiceps bertelseni Western Indian Ocean 84 TL 1993
Gavialiceps javanicus Duckbill conger Indo-West Pacific 89 TL 1993
Gavialiceps taeniola Indian Ocean 64.7 TL 1889
Gavialiceps taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 75.7 TL 1967
Muraenesox bagio Common pike conger Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1822
Muraenesox cinereus Daggertooth pike conger Indo-West Pacific 220 TL 1775
Muraenesox yamaguchiensis Northwest Pacific 1954
Oxyconger leptognathus Shorttail pike conger Western Pacific 60 TL 1858
Sauromuraenesox vorax Eastern Indian Ocean 1889



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