Taxon profile


Conger Bosc, 1817

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anguilliformes »  family Congridae - conger eels

Scientific synonyms

Astroconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
Congrus Richardson, 1845
Leptocephalus Scopoli, 1777 (ex Gronow)

Included taxa

Number of records: 26

species Conger acuticaudatus (Kaup, 1856)
species Conger brachycephalus (Pappenheim, 1914)
species Conger brevicaudus (Peters, 1864)
species Conger ceramensis (Bleeker, 1865)
species Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830 - Ash-colored Conger Eel

Conger cinereus

species Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Conger

Conger conger

species Conger dentex (Cantor, 1849)
species Conger erebennus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
species Conger esculentus Poey, 1861 - Antillean Conger
species Conger haeckeli (Kaup, 1860)
species Conger incompositus (Fowler, 1944)
species Conger japonicus Bleeker, 1879
species Conger jordani Kanazawa, 1958
species Conger kiusiuanus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
species Conger laureus (Castle, 1964)
species Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958
species Conger monganius (Phillipps, 1932)
species Conger myriaster (Brevoort, 1856) - Whitespotted Conger

Conger myriaster

species Conger oceanicus (Mitchill, 1818) - American Conger
species Conger oligoporus Kanazawa, 1958
species Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1842 - Argentine Conger
species Conger philippinus Kanazawa, 1958
species Conger riukiuanus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
species Conger triporiceps Kanazawa, 1958 - Manytooth Conger
species Conger verreauxi Kaup, 1856 - Conger
species Conger wilsoni (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) - Cape Conger

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/931]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Conger Bosc, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [1874246d-890d-4150-9874-a1679b5210c2]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Conger Bosc, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015

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