Taxon profile


European Conger
Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Anguilla conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Anguilla obtusa Swainson, 1839
Conger communis Costa, 1844
Conger niger (Risso, 1810)
Conger rubescens Ranzani, 1840
Conger verus Risso, 1827
Conger vulgaris Yarrell, 1832
Leptocephalus candidissimus Costa, 1832
Leptocephalus conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Leptocephalus gussoni Cocco, 1829

Other names

= Conger Eel
= Eel

Least Concern



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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5871]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [301]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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