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

(See list of species below)



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28 species
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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 36.5 cm TL

 
Gnathophis andriashevi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis asanoi
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis bathytopos
[Blackgut conger]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Gnathophis bracheatopos
[Longeye conger]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Gnathophis capensis (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by SFSA
 
Gnathophis capensis
[Southern conger]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 34.2 cm TL

 
Gnathophis castlei
[Castle's conger]

Photo by Boyle, K.S.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Gnathophis cinctus (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Boyle, K.S.
 
Gnathophis cinctus
[Hardtail conger]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic

 
Gnathophis codoniphorus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Gnathophis ginanago
[]

Photo by Graham, K.

Southwest Pacific

Gnathophis grahami Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000

Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gnathophis grahami
[Graham's conger]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Gnathophis habenatus (Richardson, 1848)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Gnathophis habenatus
[Little conger eel]

Photo by MNHN

Western Pacific
Max. Length 41.5 cm TL
Gnathophis heterognathos (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by MNHN
 
Gnathophis heterognathos
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis heterolinea
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis leptosomatus
[]

Photo by Graham, K.

Indo-West Pacific

Gnathophis longicauda (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888)

Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gnathophis longicauda
[Little conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis macroporis
[Largepore conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis melanocoelus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis microps
[Smalleye conger]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis musteliceps
[]

Photo by González, J.A./ULPGC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Gnathophis mystax (Delaroche, 1809)

Photo by González, J.A./ULPGC
 
Gnathophis mystax
[Thinlip conger]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Gnathophis nasutus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Gnathophis neocaledoniensis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gnathophis nystromi (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gnathophis nystromi
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL

 
Gnathophis parini
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 41.1 cm TL

 
Gnathophis smithi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Gnathophis tritos
[]

Photo by Graham, K.

Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Gnathophis umbrellabius (Whitley, 1948)

Photo by Graham, K.
 
Gnathophis umbrellabius
[Umbrella conger]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Gnathophis xenica (Matsubara & Ochiai, 1951)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Gnathophis xenica
[]



28 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gnathophis andriashevi Southeast Pacific 36.5 TL 1990
Gnathophis asanoi Western Pacific 35 TL 2004
Gnathophis bathytopos Blackgut conger Western Atlantic 35 TL 1977
Gnathophis bracheatopos Longeye conger Western Atlantic 35 TL 1977
Gnathophis capensis Southern conger Southeast Atlantic 37 TL 1856
Gnathophis castlei Castle's conger Western Central Pacific 34.2 TL 2000
Gnathophis cinctus Hardtail conger Eastern Pacific 42 TL 1899
Gnathophis codoniphorus Northeast Atlantic 1972
Gnathophis ginanago Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1958
Gnathophis grahami Graham's conger Southwest Pacific 2000
Gnathophis habenatus Little conger eel Indo-West Pacific 43 TL 1848
Gnathophis heterognathos Western Pacific 41.5 TL 1858
Gnathophis heterolinea Western Indian Ocean 1968
Gnathophis leptosomatus Western Indian Ocean 1983
Gnathophis longicauda Little conger Indo-West Pacific 1888
Gnathophis macroporis Largepore conger Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis melanocoelus Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis microps Smalleye conger Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis musteliceps Western Indian Ocean 1894
Gnathophis mystax Thinlip conger Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1809
Gnathophis nasutus Eastern Indian Ocean 2000
Gnathophis neocaledoniensis Western Pacific 18.5 TL 2004
Gnathophis nystromi Western Pacific 45 TL 1901
Gnathophis parini Southeast Pacific 13.7 TL 1990
Gnathophis smithi Southeast Pacific 41.1 TL 1990
Gnathophis tritos Western Central Atlantic 1977
Gnathophis umbrellabius Umbrella conger Southwest Pacific. 45 TL 1948
Gnathophis xenica Northwest Pacific 32 TL 1951



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