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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae Conger and garden eels
Subfamily: Heterocongrinae
Genus: Heteroconger

(See list of species below)



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21 species
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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33.1 cm TL
Heteroconger balteatus Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger balteatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 50.1 cm TL

 
Heteroconger camelopardalis
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Heteroconger canabus (Cowan & Rosenblatt, 1974)

Photo by FAO
 
Heteroconger canabus
[White-ring garden eel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Heteroconger chapmani
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Heteroconger cobra Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger cobra
[Garden eel]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Heteroconger congroides
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Heteroconger digueti (Pellegrin, 1923)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Heteroconger digueti
[Cortez garden eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 43.7 cm TL
Heteroconger enigmaticus Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger enigmaticus
[Enigma garden eel]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Heteroconger hassi
[Spotted garden-eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Heteroconger klausewitzi (Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Köster, 1983)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger klausewitzi
[Galapagos garden eel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Heteroconger lentiginosus Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Heteroconger lentiginosus
[Masked garden eel]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Heteroconger longissimus Günther, 1870

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Heteroconger longissimus
[Brown garden eel]

Photo by Marks, K.

Western Central Atlantic

Heteroconger luteolus Smith, 1989

Photo by Marks, K.
 
Heteroconger luteolus
[Yellow garden eel]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 67.8 cm TL
Heteroconger mercyae Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Heteroconger mercyae
[Mercy's garden eel]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33.6 cm TL

 
Heteroconger obscurus
[Obscure garden eel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Heteroconger pellegrini Castle, 1999

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Heteroconger pellegrini
[Speckled garden eel]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 53.7 cm TL
Heteroconger perissodon Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Heteroconger perissodon
[Black garden eel]

Photo by Awai, M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34.7 cm TL
Heteroconger polyzona Bleeker, 1868

Photo by Awai, M.
 
Heteroconger polyzona
[Zebra garden eel]

Photo by Tonozuka, T.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 47.9 cm TL
Heteroconger taylori Castle & Randall, 1995

Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Heteroconger taylori
[Taylor's garden eel]

Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 42.8 cm TL
Heteroconger tomberua Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall
 
Heteroconger tomberua
[]

Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 49.6 cm TL
Heteroconger tricia Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Castle, P.H.J. & J.E. Randall
 
Heteroconger tricia
[Tricia's garden eel]



21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Heteroconger balteatus Western Indian Ocean 33.1 TL 1999
Heteroconger camelopardalis Southwest Atlantic 50.1 TL 1980
Heteroconger canabus White-ring garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 80 TL 1974
Heteroconger chapmani Western Central Pacific 69 TL 1923
Heteroconger cobra Garden eel Western Central Pacific 40 TL 1981
Heteroconger congroides Western Indian Ocean 1928
Heteroconger digueti Cortez garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 63 TL 1923
Heteroconger enigmaticus Enigma garden eel Western Pacific 43.7 TL 1999
Heteroconger hassi Spotted garden-eel Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1959
Heteroconger klausewitzi Galapagos garden eel Southeast Pacific 70 TL 1983
Heteroconger lentiginosus Masked garden eel Western Central Pacific 77 TL 1981
Heteroconger longissimus Brown garden eel Eastern Atlantic 51 TL 1870
Heteroconger luteolus Yellow garden eel Western Central Atlantic 1989
Heteroconger mercyae Mercy's garden eel Western Pacific 67.8 TL 2009
Heteroconger obscurus Obscure garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 33.6 TL 1959
Heteroconger pellegrini Speckled garden eel Eastern Pacific 63 TL 1999
Heteroconger perissodon Black garden eel Indo-West Pacific 53.7 TL 1981
Heteroconger polyzona Zebra garden eel Indo-West Pacific 34.7 TL 1868
Heteroconger taylori Taylor's garden eel Western Central Pacific 47.9 TL 1995
Heteroconger tomberua Western Central Pacific 42.8 TL 1999
Heteroconger tricia Tricia's garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 49.6 TL 1999



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