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Family: Colocongridae Short-tail eels



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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Coloconger cadenati Kanazawa, 1961

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Coloconger cadenati
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Coloconger canina
[]
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Coloconger eximia
[]
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Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Coloconger japonicus
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 37.7 cm TL
Coloconger meadi Kanazawa, 1957

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Coloconger meadi
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Coloconger raniceps Alcock, 1889

Photo by Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Coloconger raniceps
[Froghead eel]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Coloconger scholesi Chan, 1967

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Coloconger scholesi
[Indo-Pacific shorttail conger]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Coloconger cadenati Eastern Atlantic 90 TL 1961
Coloconger canina Eastern Indian Ocean 1975
Coloconger eximia Southeast Atlantic 1967
Coloconger japonicus Northwest Pacific 56 TL 1984
Coloconger meadi Western Central Atlantic 37.7 TL 1957
Coloconger raniceps Froghead eel Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1889
Coloconger scholesi Indo-Pacific shorttail conger Indo-Pacific 51 TL 1967



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