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Conger  Bosc, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161325

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Leptocephalus Scopoli, 1777
    Veternio Snyder, 1904
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderAnguilliformes  – eels, anguilles  
                                  FamilyCongridae  – conger eels, congers, congres, congrios  
                                        GenusConger Bosc, 1817  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830 – longfin conger, congre oiro, congrio de aleta larga 
                                           Species Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758) – conger eel, sea eel 
                                           Species Conger erebennus (Jordan and Snyder, 1901)  
                                           Species Conger esculentus Poey, 1861 – Antillean conger, congrio común 
                                           Species Conger japonicus Bleeker, 1879 – beach conger, swarthy conger 
                                           Species Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958  
                                           Species Conger myriaster (Brevoort, 1856)  
                                           Species Conger oceanicus (Mitchill, 1818) – conger eel 
                                           Species Conger oligoporus Kanazawa, 1958  
                                           Species Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1842  
                                           Species Conger philippinus Kanazawa, 1958  
                                           Species Conger triporiceps Kanazawa, 1958 – manytooth conger, congrio dentudo 
                                           Species Conger verreauxi Kaup, 1856 – conger eel, koiro 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Conger   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Conger   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Conger   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Conger   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Conger   

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  Comment: Authorship of this genus should be credited to Bosc instead of Oken. See Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes  



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