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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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AS/NHB SS 84.42 h, 16.48 h, Taxa 63-126 m 40-126 m Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus retifer, chain dogfish 30.158 56.489 Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus sp., requiem shark 0.002 Rajidae Leucoraja garmani, rosette skate 0.339 Rajidae (unidentified) 0.002 0.594 Ophichthidae Ophichthus cruentifer, margined snake eel 0.170 Congridae Conger oceanicus, conger eel 0.596 0.170 Gadiformes (unidentified), cods 0.002 0.085 Moridae Physiculus fuluus, metallic codling 0.094 Phycidae Phycis chesteri, longfin hake 0.002 Urophycis chuss, red hake 0.002 Urophycis regia, spotted hake 0.006 Urophycis sp.
Order Suborder Family Albuliformes Notacanthoidei Halosauridae Notacanthidae Anguilliformes Congroidei Colocongridae Congridae Serrivomeridae Synaphobranchiidae Nemichthyidae Nettastomatidae Saccopharyngiformes Cyematoidei Cyematidae Order Species Albuliformes Aldrovandia oleosa Notacanthus chemnitzii Polyacanthocephalus challengeri Anguilliformes Thalassenchelys coheni Xenomystax atrarius Serrivomer jesperseni Histiobranchus bathybius * Synaphobranchus affinis * Synaphobranchus brevidorsalis Avocettina infans Nemichthys larseni Nemichthys scolopaceus Venefica ocella Venefica tentaculata Saccopharyngiformes Cyema atrum
* Leptocephalus larvae of three families of eels (Chlop-sidae, Congridae, and Muraenidae) coil when sus-pended in water, and at least the latter two families exhibit both clockwise and counterclockwise coiling in published figures (Miller, 2009; Miller et al., 2013).
Columbidae Streptopelia orientalis Fatham Congridae Conger myriaster Brevoort Osmeridae Plecoglossus altivelis Temminck and Schlegel Percichthyidae Lateolabrax japonicus Cuvier and Valenciennes Phasianidae Callus gallus domesticus F.
spari Yamaguti, 1934; (Bilqees, 1981); Zaidi and Khan, 1977 from Muraenesox cinereus (Forsk); (Congridae); T.
and Erdmann, Mark V.: Heteroconger mercyae, a new species of garden eel (Congridae: Heterocongrinae) from West Papua, Indonesia.
Among fish, the Congridae and Moridae families were the most representative in number of species (three and two, respectively), followed by other families represented by a single species (Macrouridae, Colocongridae, Scorpaenidae, Polimixiidae and Mu- raenidae).
Guaguanche Sphyraena guachancho Conger eel (family) Congridae Conger eel Conger oceanicus Bonnethead Sphyrna tiburo Black jack Caranx lugubris Black drum Pogonias cromis Bermuda chub Kyphosus sectatrix Yellowfln grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Yellow conger Hildebrandia flava Spotfin hogfish Bodianus pulchellus Southern puffer Sphoeroides nephelus Smooth butterfly ray Gymnura micrura Pufferfish (genus) Sphoeroides sp.