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

(See list of species below)



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15 species
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Photo by Kochzius, M.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830

Photo by 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 Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Conger conger
[European conger]
No picture found

Max. Length 134 cm TL

 
Conger erebennus
[]

Photo by Projeto Tamar

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Conger esculentus Poey, 1861

Photo by 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 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 Photo by Bucol, A.A.
 
Conger macrocephalus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 137 cm TL
Conger marginatus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Conger marginatus
[Hawaiian mustache conger]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Conger myriaster (Brevoort, 1856)

Photo by 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)

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Conger oceanicus
[American conger]
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Conger oligoporus
[]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 112 cm TL
Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Conger orbignianus
[Argentine conger]
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Conger philippinus
[]

Photo by Schulke, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Conger triporiceps Kanazawa, 1958

Photo by 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 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 Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Conger wilsoni
[Cape 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 134 TL 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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