List of Nominal Species of Congridae
(Conger and garden eels)
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Nominal Species (n = 258) Present allocation (n = 195) Ref.
Ophisoma acuta Swainson, 1839 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Bathycongrellus adenensis Klausewitz, 1991 Promyllantor adenensis 54804
Congermuraena aequorea Gilbert & Cramer, 1897 Bathycongrus aequoreus 80565
Congermuraena aequorea (non Gilbert & Cramer, 1897) Bathycongrus guttulatus 26165
Leptocephalus affinis Facciolà, 1883 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Congermuraena africana Poll, 1953 Japonoconger africanus 4453
Congermuraena albescens Barnard, 1923 Bassanago albescens 5323
Promyllantor alcocki Gilbert & Cramer, 1897 Acromycter alcocki 40789
Conger altipinnis Kaup, 1856 Conger cinereus 33390
Conger anago Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 Ariosoma anago 26282
Conger anagoides Bleeker, 1853 Ariosoma anagoides 36656
Conger analis Poey, 1860 Ariosoma anale 4453
Gnathophis andriashevi Karmovskaya, 1990 Gnathophis andriashevi 41744
Lumiconger arafura Castle & Paxton, 1984 Lumiconger arafura 33451
Rhechias armiger Jordan, 1921 Bathycongrus aequoreus 36324
Gnathophis asanoi Karmovskaya, 2004 Gnathophis asanoi 54804
Acromycter atlanticus Smith, 1989 Acromycter atlanticus 40789
Promyllantor atlanticus Karmovskaya, 2006 Promyllantor atlanticus 57752
Xenomystax atrarius Gilbert, 1891 Xenomystax atrarius 2850
Conger auratus Costa, 1844 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Castleichthys auritus Smith, 2004 Castleichthys auritus 76855
Congermuraena australis Barnard, 1923 Gnathophis capensis 5323
Xenomystax austrinus Smith & Kanazawa, 1989 Xenomystax austrinus 40789
Muraena balearica Delaroche, 1809 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Heteroconger balteatus Castle & Randall, 1999 Heteroconger balteatus 33408
Bathycongrus baranesi Ben-Tuvia, 1993 Bathycongrus wallacei 36324
Gorgasia barnesi Robison & Lancraft, 1984 Gorgasia barnesi 33408
Gnathophis bathytopos Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Gnathophis bathytopos 7251
Ariosoma bauchotae Karrer, 1983 Ariosoma bauchotae 40966
Congermuraena bertini Poll, 1953 Bathycongrus bertini 4453
Paraxenomystax bidentatus Reid, 1940 Xenomystax bidentatus 5217
Bathycongrus bleekeri Fowler, 1934 Bathycongrus bleekeri 36324
Congrellus bowersi Jenkins, 1903 Ariosoma marginatum 50838
Gnathophis bracheatopos Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Gnathophis bracheatopos 7251
Macrocephenchelys brachialis Fowler, 1934 Macrocephenchelys brachialis 245
Ariosoma brachyrhynchus Fowler, 1934 Parabathymyrus brachyrhynchus 89686
Uroconger braueri Weber & de Beaufort, 1916 Bathyuroconger vicinus 4453
Rhynchoconger brevirostris Chen & Weng, 1967 Macrocephenchelys brevirostris 5978
Bassanago bulbiceps Whitley, 1948 Bassanago bulbiceps 9563
Rhechias bullisi Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Bathycongrus bullisi 13608
Paraconger californiensis Kanazawa, 1961 Paraconger californiensis 9292
Taenioconger camelopardalis Lubbock, 1980 Heteroconger camelopardalis 86997
Taenioconger canabus Cowan & Rosenblatt, 1974 Heteroconger canabus 26282
Leptocephalus candidissimus Costa, 1832 Conger conger 4453
Leptocephalus capensis Kaup, 1856 Gnathophis capensis 5323
Japonoconger caribbeus Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Japonoconger caribbeus 40789
Muraena cassini Risso, 1810 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Gnathophis castlei Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000 Gnathophis castlei 54804
Rhynchocymba catalinensis Wade, 1946 Gnathophis cinctus 50838
Echelus caudilimbatus Poey, 1867 Paraconger caudilimbatus 12965
Taenioconger chapmani Herre, 1923 Heteroconger chapmani 40966
Atopichthys cinctus Garman, 1899 Gnathophis cinctus 12965
Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830 Conger cinereus 33390
Conger cinereus (non Rüppell, 1830) Conger marginatus 86689
Echelus ciuciara Rafinesque, 1810 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Heteroconger cobra Böhlke & Randall, 1981 Heteroconger cobra 6993
Gnathophis codoniphorus Maul, 1972 Gnathophis codoniphorus 6521
Thalassenchelys coheni Castle & Raju, 1975 Congriscus megastomus 37502
Conger communis Costa, 1844 Conger conger 4453
Muraena conger Linnaeus, 1758 Conger conger 4453
Leptocephalus congroides D'Ancona, 1928 Heteroconger congroides 12541
Xenomystax congroides Smith & Kanazawa, 1989 Xenomystax congroides 37039
Ariosoma coquettei Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Ariosoma coquettei 13608
Leptocephalus cotroneii D'Ancona, 1928 Gorgasia cotroneii 12541
Atopichthys dentatus Garman, 1899 Chiloconger dentatus 50529
Helmichthys diaphanus Costa, 1844 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Taenioconger digueti Pellegrin, 1923 Heteroconger digueti 26282
Paruroconger drachi Blache & Bauchot, 1976 Uroconger drachi 4453
Pseudoxenomystax dubius Breder, 1927 Bathycongrus dubius 36656
Bathymyrus echinorhynchus Alcock, 1889 Bathymyrus echinorhynchus 11854
Leptocephalus eckmani Strömman, 1896 Ariosoma balearicum 56787
Leptocephalus ectenurus Jordan & Richardson, 1909 Rhynchoconger ectenurus 7300
Heteroconger enigmaticus Castle & Randall, 1999 Heteroconger enigmaticus 33408
Leptocephalus erebennus Jordan & Snyder, 1901 Conger erebennus 26282
Uroconger erythraeus Castle, 1982 Uroconger erythraeus 9942
Conger esculentus Poey, 1861 Conger esculentus 12965
Congrosoma evermanni Garman, 1899 Congrosoma evermanni 9292
Poeciloconger fasciatus Günther, 1872 Ariosoma fasciatum 1602
Cynoponticus ferox (non Costa, 1846) Ariosoma anale 4453
Parabathymyrus fijiensis Karmovskaya, 2004 Parabathymyrus fijiensis 54804
Congermuraena flava Goode & Bean, 1896 Rhynchoconger flavus 12965
Conger flavipinnatus Bennett, 1832 Conger cinereus 33390
Thalassenchelys foliaceus Castle & Raju, 1975 Congriscus maldivensis 118507
Gorgasia galzini Castle & Randall, 1999 Gorgasia galzini 33408
Congrellus gilberti Ogilby, 1898 Ariosoma gilberti 26282
Congrina gracilior Ginsburg, 1951 Rhynchoconger gracilior 12965
Gnathophis grahami Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000 Gnathophis grahami 46206
Paraconger guianensis Kanazawa, 1961 Paraconger guianensis 26938
Congromuraena guppyi Norman, 1925 Rhynchoconger guppyi 12965
Leptocephalus gussoni Cocco, 1829 Conger conger 4453
Congromuraena guttulata Günther, 1887 Bathycongrus guttulatus 26165
Congrus habenatus Richardson, 1848 Gnathophis habenatus 5323
Nystactes halis Böhlke, 1957 Heteroconger longissimus 35505
Xarifania hassi Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959 Heteroconger hassi 7300
Gorgasia hawaiiensis Randall & Chess, 1980 Gorgasia hawaiiensis 33408
Kenyaconger heemstrai Smith & Karmovskaya, 2003 Kenyaconger heemstrai 50529
Myrophis heterognathos Bleeker, 1858 Gnathophis heterognathos 54804
Lemkea heterolinea Kotthaus, 1968 Gnathophis heterolinea 40966
Pseudoxenomystax hirsutus Castle, 1960 Bassanago hirsutus 7300
Congermuraena howensis McCulloch & Waite, 1916 Ariosoma howensis 54804
Conger impressus Poey, 1860 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Leptocephalus inaequalis Facciolà, 1883 Conger conger 4453
Gnathophis incognitus Castle, 1963 Gnathophis umbrellabius 7300
Leptocephalus inferomaculatus Blache, 1977 Gorgasia inferomaculata 36656
Leptocephalus inornatus Facciolà, 1883 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Gorgasia japonica Abe, Miki & Asai, 1977 Gorgasia japonica 33408
Conger japonicus Bleeker, 1879 Conger japonicus 559
Poeciloconger kapala Castle, 1990 Poeciloconger kapala 40966
Parabathymyrus karrerae Karmovskaya, 1991 Parabathymyrus karrerae 10907
Gorgasia klausewitzi Quéro & Saldanha, 1995 Gorgasia klausewitzi 33408
Taenioconger klausewitzi Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Köster, 1983 Heteroconger klausewitzi 12965
Chiloconger labiatus Myers & Wade, 1941 Chiloconger dentatus 50529
Pseudophichthys latedorsalis Roule, 1915 Pseudophichthys splendens 4453
Scalanago lateralis Whitley, 1935 Scalanago lateralis 7300
Heteroconger lentiginosus Böhlke & Randall, 1981 Heteroconger lentiginosus 33408
Gnathophis leptosomatus Karrer, 1983 Gnathophis leptosomatus 40966
Congrus lepturus Richardson, 1845 Uroconger lepturus 5323
Leptocephalus lineatus Bonnaterre, 1788 Conger conger 4453
Congromuraena longicauda (non Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888) Bathycongrus guttulatus 26165
Congromuraena longicauda Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888 Gnathophis longicauda 7300
Congromuraena longicauda Alcock, 1889 Bathycongrus macrocercus 7446
Blachea longicaudalis Karmovskaya, 2004 Blachea longicaudalis 54804
Bathycongrus longicavis Karmovskaya, 2009 Bathycongrus longicavis 80682
Acromycter longipectoralis Karmovskaya, 2004 Acromycter longipectoralis 54804
Heteroconger longissimus Günther, 1870 Heteroconger longissimus 4453
Heteroconger luteolus Smith, 1989 Heteroconger luteolus 33408
Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958 Conger macrocephalus 11039
Congromuraena macrocercus Alcock, 1894 Bathycongrus macrocercus 7446
Congromuraena macrocercus (non Alcock, 1894) Bathycongrus guttulatus 26165
Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus Kamohara, 1938 Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus 559
Gnathophis macroporis Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000 Gnathophis macroporis 46206
Conger macrops (non Günther, 1870) Paraconger notialis 4453
Conger macrops Günther, 1870 Paraconger macrops 6520
Ophisoma macrurum Gilbert, 1891 Bathycongrus macrurus 26282
Gorgasia maculata Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959 Gorgasia maculata 33164
Gorgasia maculata (non Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959) Gorgasia klausewitzi 33390
Leptocephalus maculatus Della Croce & Castle, 1966 Heteroconger hassi 33408
Conger maldivensis Norman, 1939 Congriscus maldivensis 26165
Conger marginatus Valenciennes, 1850 Conger marginatus 86689
Congrogadus marginatus Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875 Ariosoma marginatum 36656
Leptocephalus marginatus Kaup, 1856 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Congriscus marquesaensis Karmovskaya, 2004 Congriscus marquesaensis 54804
Leptocephalus mauritianus Pappenheim, 1914 Ariosoma mauritianum 33390
Congrellus meeki Jordan & Snyder, 1900 Ariosoma meeki 40789
Ariosoma megalops Fowler, 1938 Ariosoma megalops 11039
Congromuraena megastoma Günther, 1877 Congriscus megastomus 26282
Gnathophis melanocoelus Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000 Gnathophis melanocoelus 46206
Congromuraena mellissii Günther, 1870 Ariosoma mellissii 4453
Heteroconger mercyae Allen & Erdmann, 2009 Heteroconger mercyae 82435
Leptocephalus microphthalmus Beebe & Tee-Van, 1928 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Gnathophis microps Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000 Gnathophis microps 46206
Ariosoma minor Howell Rivero, 1934 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Leptocephalus morrisii Gmelin, 1789 Conger conger 4453
Conger multidens Castelnau, 1855 Conger orbignianus 4453
Ariosoma multivertebratum Karmovskaya, 2004 Ariosoma multivertebratum 54804
Congromuraena musteliceps Alcock, 1894 Gnathophis musteliceps 40790
Anguilla myriaster Brevoort, 1856 Conger myriaster 26282
Muraena mystax Delaroche, 1809 Gnathophis mystax 6520
Taenioconger naeocepaeus Böhlke, 1951 Gorgasia naeocepaea 33408
Ariosoma nancyae Shen, 1998 Ariosoma fasciatum 34175
Congromuraena nasica Alcock, 1894 Bathycongrus nasicus 7446
Gnathophis nasutus Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000 Gnathophis nasutus 46206
Gnathophis neocaledoniensis Karmovskaya, 2004 Gnathophis neocaledoniensis 54804
Promyllantor nezumi Asano, 1958 Acromycter nezumi 26282
Pseudoxenomystax nielseni Karmovskaya, 1990 Bassanago nielseni 41744
Muraena nigra Risso, 1810 Conger conger 6520
Ariosoma nigrimanum Norman, 1939 Ariosoma nigrimanum 54621
Ophisoma nitens Jordan & Bollman, 1890 Rhynchoconger nitens 26282
Paraconger notialis Kanazawa, 1961 Paraconger notialis 4453
Leptocephalus nystromi Jordan & Snyder, 1901 Gnathophis nystromi 58302
Rhynchocymba nystromi ginanago Asano, 1958 Gnathophis ginanago 26282
Arisoma nystromi xenica Matsubara & Ochiai, 1951 Gnathophis xenica 26282
Xarifania obscura Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959 Heteroconger obscurus 33408
Anguilla obtusa Swainson, 1839 Conger conger 56787
Atopichthys obtusus Garman, 1899 Chiloconger dentatus 50529
Ariosoma obud Herre, 1923 Ariosoma obud 12748
Anguilla oceanica Mitchill, 1818 Conger oceanicus 12965
Uranoconger odontostomus Fowler, 1934 Bathycongrus odontostomus 36324
Conger oligoporus Kanazawa, 1958 Conger oligoporus 40789
Atopichthys ophichthys Garman, 1899 Paraconger ophichthys 46206
Ariosoma ophidiophthalmus Karmovskaya, 1991 Ariosoma ophidiophthalmus 10907
Conger opistophthalmus Ranzani, 1839 Ariosoma opistophthalmum 56787
Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1837 Conger orbignianus 58462
Parabathymyrus oregoni Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Parabathymyrus oregoni 26282
Myrus pachyrhynchus (non Vaillant, 1888) Pseudophichthys splendens 4453
Bathycongrus parapolyporus Karmovskaya, 2009 Bathycongrus parapolyporus 80682
Gnathophis parini Karmovskaya, 1990 Gnathophis parini 41744
Silvesterina parvibranchialis Fowler, 1934 Bathyuroconger parvibranchialis 36656
Bathycongrus parviporus Karmovskaya, 2011 Bathycongrus parviporus 87633
Heteroconger pellegrini Castle, 1999 Heteroconger pellegrini 33408
Ophidium pellucidum Couch, 1832 Conger conger 4453
Heteroconger perissodon Böhlke & Randall, 1981 Heteroconger perissodon 8912
Ariosoma perturbator Parr, 1932 Acromycter perturbator 40966
Chiloconger philippinensis Smith & Karmovskaya, 2003 Chiloconger philippinensis 50529
Parabathymyrus philippinensis Ho, Smith & Shao, 2015 Parabathymyrus philippinensis 106113
Conger philippinus Kanazawa, 1958 Conger philippinus 11039
Rhechias polypora Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Bathycongrus polyporus 40789
Diploconger polystigmatus Kotthaus, 1968 Diploconger polystigmatus 7300
Heteroconger polyzona Bleeker, 1868 Heteroconger polyzona 33408
Gorgasia preclara Böhlke & Randall, 1981 Gorgasia preclara 33408
Ophisoma prorigerum Gilbert, 1891 Ariosoma prorigerum 40789
Gorgasia punctata Meek & Hildebrand, 1923 Gorgasia punctata 9292
Promyllantor purpureus Alcock, 1890 Promyllantor purpureus 40790
Bathycongrus randalli Ben-Tuvia, 1993 Bathycongrus retrotinctus 36324
Leptocephalus retrotinctus Jordan & Snyder, 1901 Bathycongrus retrotinctus 7446
Leptocephalus rex Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1902 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Congrellus roosendaali Weber & de Beaufort, 1916 Bathycongrus guttulatus 36324
Conger rubescens Ranzani, 1839 Conger conger 6520
Leptocephalus sanzoi D'Ancona, 1928 Ariosoma sanzoi 93002
Ariosoma sazonovi Karmovskaya, 2004 Ariosoma sazonovi 54804
Leptocephalus scheelei Strömman, 1896 Ariosoma scheelei 7300
Leptocephalus scheelei (non Strömman, 1896) Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Promyllantor schmitti Hildebrand, 1940 Pseudophichthys splendens 4453
Ariosoma selenops Reid, 1934 Ariosoma selenops 5217
Ariosoma sereti Karmovskaya, 2004 Ariosoma sereti 54804
Alloconger shiroanago major Asano, 1958 Ariosoma major 26282
Alloconger shiroanago shiroanago Asano, 1958 Ariosoma shiroanago 26282
Gorgasia sillneri Klausewitz, 1962 Gorgasia sillneri 33408
Chiloconger similis Wade, 1946 Paraconger similis 9292
Bathymyrus simus Smith, 1965 Bathymyrus simus 11039
Arisoma sivicola Matsubara & Ochiai, 1951 Japonoconger sivicolus 36656
Bathymyrus smithi Castle, 1968 Bathymyrus smithi 5323
Gnathophis smithi Karmovskaya, 1990 Gnathophis smithi 41744
Ariosoma sokotranum Karmovskaya, 1991 Ariosoma sokotranum 10907
Ariosoma somaliense Kotthaus, 1968 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Leptocephalus spallanzani Risso, 1810 Conger conger 4453
Leptocephalus splendens Lea, 1913 Pseudophichthys splendens 4453
Congromuraena squaliceps Alcock, 1894 Rhynchoconger squaliceps 40790
Leptocephalus stenops Kaup, 1856 Conger conger 4453
Bathycongrus stimpsoni Fowler, 1934 Bathycongrus guttulatus 36324
Uroconger syringinus Ginsburg, 1954 Uroconger syringinus 4453
Leptocephalus taenia Kaup, 1856 Ariosoma balearicum 4453
Gorgasia taiwanensis Shao, 1990 Gorgasia taiwanensis 33408
Congrhynchus talabonoides Fowler, 1934 Congrhynchus talabonoides 40789
Heteroconger taylori Castle & Randall, 1995 Heteroconger taylori 33408
Gorgasia thamani Greenfield & Niesz, 2004 Gorgasia thamani 58269
Congrina thysanochila Reid, 1934 Bathycongrus thysanochilus 26282
Heteroconger tomberua Castle & Randall, 1999 Heteroconger tomberua 33408
Rhynchoconger trewavasae Ben-Tuvia, 1993 Rhynchoconger trewavasae 7446
Heteroconger tricia Castle & Randall, 1999 Heteroconger tricia 33408
Leptocephalus trilineatus Castle, 1964 Bathycongrus trilineatus 40790
Bathycongrus trimaculatus Karmovskaya & Smith, 2008 Bathycongrus trimaculatus 79665
Conger triporiceps Kanazawa, 1958 Conger triporiceps 7251
Gnathophis tritos Smith & Kanazawa, 1977 Gnathophis tritos 40828
Xenomystax trucidans Alcock, 1894 Xenomystax trucidans 30828
Bathycongrus unimaculatus Karmovskaya, 2009 Bathycongrus unimaculatus 80682
Uroconger varidens Garman, 1899 Bathycongrus varidens 26282
Conger verreauxi Kaup, 1856 Conger verreauxi 9285
Conger verus Risso, 1827 Conger conger 6520
Uroconger vicinalis Garman, 1899 Bathycongrus vicinalis 40789
Uroconger vicinus (non Vaillant, 1888) Uroconger syringinus 4453
Uroconger vicinus (non Vaillant, 1888) Bathycongrus vicinalis 40828
Uroconger vicinus Vaillant, 1888 Bathyuroconger vicinus 4453
Leptocephalus vitreus Kölliker, 1853 Conger conger 4453
Conger vulgaris Yarrell, 1832 Conger conger 6520
Congrina wallacei Castle, 1968 Bathycongrus wallacei 5323
Gymnothorax wilsoni Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Conger wilsoni 5323
Blachea xenobranchialis Karrer & Smith, 1980 Blachea xenobranchialis 56403
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