Longfin African conger

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Longfin African conger
Conger cinereus, de nuit.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Conger
C. cinereus
Binomial name
Conger cinereus
Rüppell, 1830
  • Conger altipinnis Kaup, 1856
  • Conger cinereus cinereus Rüppell, 1830
  • Conger cinereus marginatus Valenciennes, 1850
  • Conger flavipinnatus Bennett, 1832
  • Conger marginatus Valenciennes, 1850

The longfin African conger (Conger cinereus) or blacklip conger, is an eel of the family Congridae, found in the Indo-Pacific oceans from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Marquesas and Easter islands, north to southern Japan and the Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia and Lord Howe Island, at depths down to 80 m. Length is up to 1.3 m.


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