Little conger eel

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Little conger eel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Gnathophis
Species: G. habenatus
Binomial name
Gnathophis habenatus

The little conger eel or silver conger, Gnathophis habenatus, is a conger of the family Congridae, found on soft bottoms of the continental shelf of the Indian and southwest Pacific Oceans. Length is up to 43 cm.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Gnathophis habenatus" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8