Taxon profile



kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anguilliformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

family Colocongridae D.G. Smith, 1976
family Congridae Kaup, 1857 - conger eels
family Derichthyidae Th.N. Gill, 1884 - longneck eels
family Muraenesocidae Kaup, 1859 - pike conger eels
family Nettastomatidae Kaup, 1859 - duckbill eels
family Ophichthidae Rafinesque, 1815 - snake eels and worm eels

Fossil taxa

family Parachelidae Casier, 1967

Links and literature

EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Congroidei]
Data retrieved on: 22 December 2019

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