Whitespotted conger

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Whitespotted conger
Conger myriaster.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Conger
Species: C. myriaster
Binomial name
Conger myriaster
Brevoort, 1856
Synonyms
  • Anguilla myriaster Brevoort, 1856
  • Astroconger myriaster (Brevoort, 1856)
Conger myriaster eels.

Whitespotted conger (Conger myriaster) (Japanese name: ma-anago) is in the family of conger eels, widespread in the Northwest Pacific near the coasts of Japan, Korean Peninsula, and the East China Sea. C. myriaster inhabits shallow sea bottom sand and mud. It is also consumed as food. Its maximum total length is 100 cm.

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