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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Muraenesocidae Pike congers

Genus: Cynoponticus

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 202 cm TL
Cynoponticus coniceps (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Cynoponticus coniceps
[Red pike conger]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Cynoponticus ferox Costa, 1846

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Cynoponticus ferox
[Guinean pike conger]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Cynoponticus savanna (Bancroft, 1831)

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Cynoponticus savanna
[Guayana pike-conger]



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



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