Toothy conger

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Toothy conger
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathycongrus
Species: B. odontostomus
Binomial name
Bathycongrus odontostomus
(Fowler, 1934)
Synonyms[1]
  • Uranoconger odontostomus Fowler, 1934

The Toothy conger[2] (Bathycongrus odontostomus) is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[3] It was described by Henry Weed Fowler in 1934, originally under the genus Uranoconger.[4] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the western Indian and southwestern Pacific Ocean, including the Philippines and Indonesia. It is known to dwell at a depth of 886 metres. Males can reach a maximum total length of 4.3 centimetres.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Synonyms of Bathycongrus odontostomus at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Common names for Bathycongrus odontostomus at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ a b Bathycongrus odontostomus at www.fishbase.org.
  4. ^ Fowler, H. W., 1934 (20 Jan.) [ref. 1416] Descriptions of new fishes obtained 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933): 233-367.