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Noun1.Congridae - marine eels
fish family - any of various families of fish
Anguilliformes, order Anguilliformes, order Apodes - elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced
conger, conger eel - large dark-colored scaleless marine eel found in temperate and tropical coastal waters; some used for food
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Peden (1972) outlined the range of the congrid Xenomystax atrarius, and Hart (1973) updated and summarized records of these species.
In a practical move, he assigned the larvae to the genus Atopichthys since he knew that the genus Leptocephalus had been linked specifically to the congrid eels.