Family Congridae Kaup, 1856 – conger eels

Family Congridae Kaup, 1856 – conger eels

The Family Congridae includes 3 subfamilies and 30 genera [Congrinae: (Acromycter, Bassanago, Bathycongrus, Bathyuroconger, Blachea, Castleichthys, Conger, Congrhynchus, Congriscus, Congrosoma, Diploconger, Gnathophis, Japonoconger, Lumiconger, Macrocephenchelys, Paruroconger, Promyllantor, Pseudophichthys, Rhynchoconger, Scalanago, Uroconger and Xenomystax)], [Bathymyrinae: (Ariosoma, Bathymyrus, Chiloconger, Kenyaconger, Parabathymyrus and Paraconger)] and [Heterocongrinae: (Gorgasia and Heteroconger)]

There are 3 subfamilies, 30 genera and 201 species currently recognized: Congrinae: Acromycter (5), Bassanago (4), Bathycongrus (22), Bathyuroconger (2), Blachea (2), Castleichthys (1), Conger (16), Congrhynchus (1), Congriscus (3), Congrosoma (1), Diploconger (1), Gnathophis (28), Japonoconger (3), Lumiconger (1), Macrocephenchelys (3), Paruroconger (1), Promyllantor (3), Pseudophichthys (2), Rhynchoconger (7), Scalanago (1), Uroconger (3) and Xenomystax (5)], [Bathymyrinae: Ariosoma (33), Bathymyrus (3), Chiloconger (2), Kenyaconger (1), Parabathymyrus (6) and Paraconger (7)] and [Heterocongrinae: (Gorgasia (14) and Heteroconger (20)]

Images: the images are sorted according to genus. I was unable to find suitable images for the following genera: Acromycter, Castleichthys, Paruroconger, Promyllantor, Scalanago and Kenyaconger.

GENUS Bassanago

 

 

GENUS Bathycongrus

 

 

GENUS Bathyuroconger

 

 

GENUS Blachea

 

 

GENUS Conger

 

 

GENUS Congrhynchus

 

 

GENUS Congriscus

 

 

GENUS Congrosoma

 

 

GENUS Diploconger

 

 

GENUS Gnathophis

 

 

GENUS Japonoconger

 

 

GENUS Lumiconger

 

 

GENUS Macrocephenchelys

 

 

GENUS Pseudophichthys

 

 

GENUS Rhynchoconger

 

 

GENUS Uroconger

 

 

GENUS Xenomystax

 

 

GENUS Ariosoma

 

 

GENUS Bathymyrus

 

 

GENUS Chiloconger

 

 

GENUS Parabathymyrus

 

 

GENUS Paraconger

 

 

GENUS Gorgasia

 

 

GENUS Heteroconger

 

 

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Family Congridae conger eels

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Family Congridae