Smalleye conger

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Smalleye conger
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Gnathophis
Species: G. microps
Binomial name
Gnathophis microps
Karmovskaya & Paxton, 2000

The smalleye conger[1] (Gnathophis microps) is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[2] It was described by Emma Stanislavovna Karmovskaya and John Richard Paxton in 2000.[3] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from western Australia, in the eastern Indian Ocean. It dwells at a depth range of 200–320 metres.[2]


  1. ^ Common names for Gnathophis microps at
  2. ^ a b Gnathophis microps at
  3. ^ Karmovskaya, E. S. and J. R. Paxton, 2000 [ref. 25768] Revision of the Australian congrid eels of the genus Gnathophis (family Congridae), with descriptions of six new species. Journal of Ichthyology v. 40 (Suppl. 1): S1-S14.