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Congridae Kaup, 1856

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

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  1. Subfamily Bathymyrinae Böhlke, 1949
    1. Genus Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
    2. Genus Bathymyrus Alcock, 1889
    3. Genus Chiloconger Myers & Wade, 1941
    4. Genus Kenyaconger Smith & Karmovskaya, 2003
    5. Genus Parabathymyrus Kamohara, 1938
    6. Genus Paraconger Kanazawa, 1961
    7. Genus Poeciloconger Günther, 1872
    8. Genus Rostroconger Smith, 2018
    9. Genus Alloconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
    10. Genus Anago Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
    11. Genus Ariosome accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (misspelling)
    12. Genus Arisoma accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (misspelling)
    13. Genus Helmichthys Costa, 1844 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
    14. Genus Ophiosoma accepted as Ophisoma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (misspelling)
    15. Genus Ophisoma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (synonym)
    16. Genus Thyreoconger Wade, 1946 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
  2. Subfamily Congrinae Kaup, 1856
    1. Genus Acromycter Smith & Kanazawa, 1977
    2. Genus Bassanago Whitley, 1948
    3. Genus Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898
    4. Genus Bathyuroconger Fowler, 1934
    5. Genus Blachea Karrer & Smith, 1980
    6. Genus Castleichthys Smith, 2004
    7. Genus Conger Bosc, 1817
    8. Genus Congrhynchus Fowler, 1934
    9. Genus Congriscus Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
    10. Genus Congrosoma Garman, 1899
    11. Genus Diploconger Kotthaus, 1968
    12. Genus Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
    13. Genus Japonoconger Asano, 1958
    14. Genus Lumiconger Castle & Paxton, 1984
    15. Genus Macrocephenchelys Fowler, 1934
    16. Genus Promyllantor Alcock, 1890
    17. Genus Pseudophichthys Roule, 1915
    18. Genus Rhynchoconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
    19. Genus Scalanago Whitley, 1935
    20. Genus Uroconger Kaup, 1856
    21. Genus Xenomystax Gilbert, 1891
    22. Genus Astroconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Conger Bosc, 1817
    23. Genus Atopichthys Garman, 1899 accepted as Albula Scopoli, 1777
    24. Genus Bassinago accepted as Bassanago Whitley, 1948 (misspelling)
    25. Genus Bathycongrellus Klausewitz, 1991 accepted as Promyllantor Alcock, 1890
    26. Genus Congermuraena Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
    27. Genus Congrellus Ogilby, 1898 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838
    28. Genus Congrina Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898
    29. Genus Congromuraena Günther, 1870 accepted as Congermuraena Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ariosoma Swainson, 1838 (unjustified emendation)
    30. Genus Congrus Richardson, 1845 accepted as Conger Bosc, 1817
    31. Genus Fimbriceps Whitley, 1946 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
    32. Genus Gnatophis accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859 (misspelling)
    33. Genus Lemkea Kotthaus, 1968 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
    34. Genus Leptocephalus Scopoli, 1777 (ex Gronow) accepted as Conger Bosc, 1817 (synonym)
    35. Genus Paruroconger Blache & Bauchot, 1976 accepted as Uroconger Kaup, 1856 (synonym)
    36. Genus Poutawa Griffin, 1936 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
    37. Genus Pseudoxenomystax Breder, 1927 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898 (synonym)
    38. Genus Rhechias Jordan, 1921 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898 (synonym)
    39. Genus Rhynchocymba Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Gnathophis Kaup, 1859
    40. Genus Silvesterina Fowler, 1934 accepted as Bathyuroconger Fowler, 1934
    41. Genus Uranoconger Fowler, 1934 accepted as Bathycongrus Ogilby, 1898
  3. Subfamily Heterocongrinae Günther, 1870
    1. Genus Gorgasia Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
    2. Genus Heteroconger Bleeker, 1868
    3. Genus Nystactes Böhlke, 1957 accepted as Heteroconger Bleeker, 1868
    4. Genus Taenioconger Herre, 1923 accepted as Heteroconger Bleeker, 1868
    5. Genus Xarifania Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959 accepted as Heteroconger Bleeker, 1868
  4. Genus Hildebrandia Jordan & Evermann, 1927 accepted as Rhynchoconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 (synonym)
  5. Genus Nystatichthys accepted as Nystactichthys Böhlke, 1958 accepted as Heteroconger Bleeker, 1868 (misspelling)
  6. Genus Paraxenomystax Reid, 1940 accepted as Xenomystax Gilbert, 1891 (synonym)
marine, brackish, terrestrial
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. (2024). FishBase. Congridae Kaup, 1856. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125427 on 2024-06-21
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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] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

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 Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Distribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Body without scales. Usually with pectoral fins. Branchiostegal rays 8-22.  [details]
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