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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae Conger and garden eels
Subfamily: Congrinae
Genus: Xenomystax

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Xenomystax atrarius Gilbert, 1891

Photo by Photo by Johnny Labbe/Mauricio Ahumada
 
Xenomystax atrarius
[Deepwater conger]
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Xenomystax austrinus
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Western Central Atlantic

Xenomystax bidentatus (Reid, 1940)

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Xenomystax bidentatus
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 87.6 cm TL
Xenomystax congroides Smith & Kanazawa, 1989

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Xenomystax congroides
[Bristletooth conger]
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Max. Length 64.5 cm TL

 
Xenomystax trucidans
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Xenomystax atrarius Deepwater conger Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1891
Xenomystax austrinus Western Central Atlantic. 1989
Xenomystax bidentatus Western Central Atlantic 1940
Xenomystax congroides Bristletooth conger Atlantic Ocean 87.6 TL 1989
Xenomystax trucidans Western Indian Ocean 64.5 TL 1894



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