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Conger cinereus Rüppell 1830

  

Currently Accepted Name: Conger cinereus Rüppell 1830

 
Selected Name | Current Name | Original Name | Original Description | Bibliography | Distribution & Habitat | Anatomy | Synonyms | Common Names | Map

 
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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Elopomorpha
Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Congridae
Genus : Conger
Species : cinereus

Selected Name

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Name: Conger cinereus
Author: Rüppell 1830
Genus: Conger
Species: cinereus
 

Current Name

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Current Name: Conger cinereus
Current Author: Rüppell 1830
Current Genus: Conger
Current Species: cinereus
Current Summary: Conger cinereus Rüppell 1830 Congridae.
 

Original Name

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Original Name: Conger cinereus
Original Author: Rüppell 1830
Original Genus Species: Conger cinereus
Original Genus: Conger
Original Species: cinereus
 

Original Description

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Original Name:Conger cinereus Rüppell 1830
Reference: [ref. 3843]
Journal Acronym: BOOK
Journal: Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres.
Article: Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres. Frankfurt-am-Main.
Pages: 1-141 + 3 pp.
Drawings: col. Pls. 1-35
Text Page: 115
Illustrations: Pl. 29 (fig. 1)
Type Locality: Red Sea.
Primary Type: Holotype: SMF 766
 

Bibliography

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* Valid as Conger cinereus Rüppell 1830.

Dor 1984 - [ref. 17376] - CLOFRES. Checklist of the fishes of the Red Sea. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Page: 33

Asano in Masuda et al. 1984 - [ref. 6441] - The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Tokai Univ. Press. Page: 28

Castle 1986 - [ref. 5644] - [Various anguilliform families]. Family No. 39 (pp. 160-161), 40 (pp. 161-165), 43 (pp. 186-187), 44 (pp. 187-188), 45 (p. 188), 46 (pp. 188-190), 47 (pp. 190-191), 48 (p. 191), 49 (pp. 191-192), 50 (pp. 192-193), 51 (pp. 193-194). In: Smiths' Sea (Smith & Heemstra 1986 [ref. 5715]). Page: 164

Allen & Swainston 1988 - [ref. 25477] - The marine fishes of north-western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers. Page: 34

Paxton et al. 1989 - [ref. 12442] - Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 7. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. Page: 141

Pequeño 1989 - [ref. 14125] - Peces de Chile. Lista sistemática revisada y comentada. Page: 25

Smith 1989 - [ref. 13285] - [Various eel families] In: Böhlke, E. B. (ed.) [ref. 13282]. Page: 515

Paulin et al. 1989 - [ref. 24556] - New Zealand fish a complete guide. National Museum of New Zealand Miscellaneous Series. Page: 74

Winterbottom et al. 1989 - [ref. 13251] - An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Chagos Archipelago, Central Indian Ocean. Page: 11

Randall et al. 1990 - [ref. 15987] - Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Crawford House Press. Page: 46

Francis 1993 - [ref. 25479] - Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Island, southwest Pacific Ocean. Page: 158

Goren & Dor 1994 - [ref. 25356] - An updated checklist of the fishes of the Red Sea. CLOFRES II. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem. Page: 8

Quéro & Saldanha 1995 - [ref. 22017] - Poissons anguilliformes de l'Ile de la Réunion (Océan Indien): description d'une nouvelle espèce. Page: 76

Randall 1995 - [ref. 22896] - Coastal fishes of Oman. Crowford House Publishing Pty Ltd, Bathurst, Australia. Page: 59

Allen 1997 - [ref. 23977] - Marine fishes of tropical Australia and south-east Asia. Western Australian Museum, Perth. Page: 54

Carpenter et al. 1997 - [ref. 23922] - FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of Kuwait, eastern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. FAO Rome. Page: 109

Randall et al. 1997 - [ref. 25919] - Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Page: 46

Myers 1999 - [ref. 23965] - Micronesian reef fishes. A comprehensive guide to the coral reef fishes of Micronesia. 3rd revised ed. Coral Graphics, Guam. Page: 58

Fricke 1999 - [ref. 24106] - Fishes of the Mascarene Islands (Réunion, Mauritius, Rodriguez). An annotated checklist with descriptions of new species. Koeltz Scientific Books. Page: 68

Smith 1999 - [ref. 24661] - Elopidae, Megalopidae, and most eel families. In: Carpenter and Niem 1999 [ref. 24635]. Page: 1687

Johnson 1999 - [ref. 25471] - Annotated checklist of the fishes of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Page: 722

Randall 1999 - [ref. 25829] - Report on fish collections from the Pitcairn Islands. Page: 5

Nakabo 2000 - [ref. 25086] - (Ed.) Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species. Second edition. Tokai University Press. Page: 229

Smith in Randall & Lim 2000 - [ref. 25122] - A checklist of the fishes of the South China Sea. Page: 586

Laboute & Grandperrin 2000 - [ref. 25191] - Poissons de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Page: 120

Randall & Earle 2000 - [ref. 25806] - Annotated checklist of the shore fishes of the Marquesas Islands. Page: 7

Hutchins 2001 - [ref. 25847] - Checklist of the fishes of Western Australia. Page: 17

Shinohara et al. 2001 - [ref. 25995] - Annotated Checklist of the Deepwater Fishes from Fishes from Tosa Bay, Japan. Page: 294

Nakabo 2002 - [ref. 26001] - (Ed.) Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition. Tokai University Press. Page: 229

Allen & Adrim 2003 - [ref. 26830] - Coral reef fishes of Indonesia. Page: 24

Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003 - [ref. 27377] - Taxonomic composition, diversity and distribution of coastal fishes of the Arabian Sea. Page: S96

Myers & Donaldson 2003 - [ref. 27495] - The fishes of the Mariana Islands. Page: 612

Lobel & Lobel 2004 - [ref. 27576] - Annotated checklist of the fishes of Wake Atoll. Page: 68

Randall et al. 2004 - [ref. 27624] - Checklist of the shore and epipelagic fishes of Tonga. Page: 6
Comment: dated 1828

Heemstra et al. 2004 - [ref. 27945] - Preliminary checklist of coastal fishes from the Mauritian island of Rodrigues. Page: 3316

Heemstra & Heemstra 2004 - [ref. 28072] - Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa. NISC and SAIAB. Page: 101

Randall 2005 - [ref. 28239] - Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. Page: 27

Mundy 2005 - [ref. 28379] - Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletins in Zoology. Page: 141

Hoese & Gates 2006 - [ref. 28997] - Various families and subfamilies: pp. 9-61, 63-65, 66-67, 72-73, 74-75, 76-79, 94-95, 125-126, 127-128, 129 -130, 132-133, 134-136, 140-148, 149-152, 158-159, 161-162, 170-172, 235-237, 287-297, 350-356, 357-365, 467-471, 567-574, 741-744, 859-861, 919-910, 1049-1051, 1052-1057, 1148-1173. In: Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. Fishes. Page: 291
 

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Brack & Salt
Habitat: reef-associated - Solitary species common on reef flats and seagrass beds of shallow lagoons but ranges to depths of 80 m on outer reef slopes (Ref. 1602). Also found in estuaries (Ref. 5213). Feeds on fish and crustaceans at night.
Depth Range: 0.0 to 80.0 metres
0.0 to 262.5 feet
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific.
 

Anatomy

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Maximum Length: 1300mm(TL)
51.18" (TL)
 

Synonyms

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SynonymStatusValid
Conger cinereus Rüppell 1830
original combination
Yes
Conger cinereus cinereus Rüppell 1830new combinationNo
Conger marginatus Valenciennes 1850junior synonymNo

 

Common Names

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Common NameUsed InLanguage
Longfin African congerFishWiseEnglish
Longfin African congerUnited KingdomEnglish
Blackedged congerSouth AfricaEnglish
Blackedged congerSmiths' Sea FishesEnglish
Swartrand-seepalingSouth AfricaAfrikaans
Black-edged congerAustraliaEnglish
Indian conger eelUnited KingdomEnglish
Ash-colored conger eelHawaii (USA)English
Ashen conger eelPapua New GuineaEnglish
Blackedged congerNew ZealandEnglish
Blacklip congerChristmas Island (Australia.)English
Moustache congerNiueEnglish
Moustache congerMicronesiaEnglish
WeorMicronesiaWoleaian
White eelHawaii (USA)English
Congre oiroFranceFrench
Congrio de aleta largaSpainSpanish
HarmaameriankeriasFinlandFinnish
I'auiSamoaSamoan
Kiri-anagoJapanJapanese
Konger wschodniPolandPolish
MaguungiSomaliaOther
Mkunga samakiKenyaSwahili
MojowudMarshall Is, Rep. of theOther
Mudu arndhaSri LankaSinhalese
NgoengoeFrench PolynesiaRapan
ObudPhilippinesTagalog
'oiroTahitiTahitian
Puhi uhaHawaii (USA)Hawaiian
Pusi-solasuluSamoaSamoan
Safio de MoçambiqueMozambiquePortuguese
ToheiHawaii (USA)Hawaiian
UbodPhilippinesVisayan


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SFSA No Location Data Available Jack Randall Japan, Chichi-jima
Jack Randall Midway Is. Jack Randall Sudan, Suakin
Jack Randall Hawaiian Is., Honolulu, Oahu I. Rick Winterbottom Comores Is.
M. Kochzius Negros Oriental Rick Winterbottom Comores Is.
Rick Winterbottom Fiji Is. Great Astrolabe Reef

Distribution of Conger cinereus

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