WoRMS taxon details

Congridae Kaup, 1856

125427  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125427)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Bathymyrinae Böhlke, 1949
  » Genus Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Bathymyrus Alcock, 1889
  » Genus Chiloconger Myers & Wade, 1941
  » Genus Kenyaconger Smith & Karmovskaya, 2003
  » Genus Parabathymyrus Kamohara, 1938
  » Genus Paraconger Kanazawa, 1961
  » Genus Poeciloconger Günther, 1872
  » Genus Alloconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Anago Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Ariosome accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (misspelling)
  » Genus Arisoma accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (misspelling)
  » Genus Helmichthys Costa, 1844 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Ophiosoma accepted as Ophisoma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (misspelling)
  » Genus Ophisoma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (synonym)
Subfamily Congrinae Kaup, 1856
  » Genus Acromycter Smith & Kanazawa, 1977
  » Genus Bassanago Whitley, 1948
  » Genus Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898
  » Genus Bathyuroconger Fowler, 1934
  » Genus Blachea Karrer & Smith, 1980
  » Genus Castleichthys Smith, 2004
  » Genus Conger Bosc, 1817
  » Genus Congrhynchus Fowler, 1934
  » Genus Congriscus Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
  » Genus Congrosoma Garman, 1899
  » Genus Diploconger Kotthaus, 1968
  » Genus Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
  » Genus Japonoconger Asano, 1958
  » Genus Lumiconger Castle & Paxton, 1984
  » Genus Macrocephenchelys Fowler, 1934
  » Genus Promyllantor Alcock, 1890
  » Genus Pseudophichthys Roule, 1915
  » Genus Rhynchoconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
  » Genus Scalanago Whitley, 1935
  » Genus Uroconger Kaup, 1856
  » Genus Xenomystax Gilbert, 1891
  » Genus Astroconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Conger Bosc, 1817
  » Genus Atopichthys Garman, 1899 accepted as Albula Scopoli, 1777
  » Genus Bassinago accepted as Bassanago Whitley, 1948 (misspelling)
  » Genus Bathycongrellus Klausewitz, 1991 accepted as Promyllantor Alcock, 1890
  » Genus Congermuraena Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Congrellus Ogilby, 1898 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Congrina Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898
  » Genus Congromuraena Günther, 1870 accepted as Congermuraena Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (unjustified emendation)
  » Genus Congrus Richardson, 1845 accepted as Conger Bosc, 1817
  » Genus Fimbriceps Whitley, 1946 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
  » Genus Gnatophis accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859 (misspelling)
  » Genus Lemkea Kotthaus, 1968 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
  » Genus Leptocephalus Scopoli, 1777 (ex Gronow) accepted as Conger Bosc, 1817 (synonym)
  » Genus Paruroconger Blache & Bauchot, 1976 accepted as Uroconger Kaup, 1856 (synonym)
  » Genus Poutawa Griffin, 1936 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
  » Genus Pseudoxenomystax Breder, 1927 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898 (synonym)
  » Genus Rhechias Jordan, 1921 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898 (synonym)
  » Genus Rhynchocymba Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
  » Genus Silvesterina Fowler, 1934 accepted as Bathyuroconger Fowler, 1934
  » Genus Uranoconger Fowler, 1934 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898
Subfamily Heterocongrinae Günther, 1870

Genus Hildebrandia Jordan & Evermann, 1927 accepted as Rhynchoconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 (synonym)
Genus Nystactichthys Böhlke, 1958 accepted as Heteroconger Bleeker, 1868
Genus Nystatichthys accepted as Nystactichthys Böhlke, 1958 accepted as Heteroconger Bleeker, 1868 (misspelling)
Genus Paraxenomystax Reid, 1940 accepted as Xenomystax Gilbert, 1891 (synonym)
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Body without scales. Usually with pectoral fins. Branchiostegal rays...  
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Body without scales. Usually with pectoral fins. Branchiostegal rays 8-22.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Congridae Kaup, 1856. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125427 on 2018-10-17
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Body without scales. Usually with pectoral fins. Branchiostegal rays 8-22.  [details]
 



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