Rhynchoconger

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Rhynchoconger flavus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Congroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Congroidei

Familia: Congridae
Subfamilia: Congrinae
Genus: Rhynchoconger
Species (7): R. ectenurus – R. flavus – R. gracilior – R. guppyi – R. nitens – R. squaliceps – R. trewavasae

Name[edit]

Rhynchoconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925: 192, 196

Type species: Leptocephalus ectenurusJordan & Richardson, 1909. Type by original designation (also monotypic).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Hildebrandia Jordan & Evermann, 1927: 502

References[edit]

  • Jordan, D.S. & C.L. Hubbs 1925: Record of fishes obtained by David Starr Jordan in Japan, 1922. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, 10(2): 93–346, Pls. 5-12.
  • Castle, P.H.J. & D.G. Smith 1999: A reassessment of the eels of the genus Bathycongrus in the Indo-west Pacific. Journal of Fish Biology, 54(5): 973–995.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Conger Eels