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myriaster, Anguilla Brevoort [J. C.] 1856:282 [30], Pl. 11 (fig. 2) [Notes on some figures of Japanese fish taken from recent specimens by the artists of the U. S. Japan Expedition. Pp. 253-288, Pls. 3-12 (color) In: M. C. Perry, Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan.; ref. 17284] Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. No types known. On p. 30 of separate. Based on a drawing. •Valid as Conger myriaster (Brevoort 1856) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:28 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:93, 318 [ref. 8057], Smith 1989:515 [ref. 13285], Cheng & Zhou 1997:98 [ref. 26385], Nakabo 2000:229 [ref. 25086], Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Shimizu 2001:20 [ref. 25799], Shinohara et al. 2001:294 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:229 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:146,494 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:401 [ref. 28370], Zhang et al. 2010:199 [ref. 31511], Shinohara et al. 2014:237 [ref. 33330], Ho et al. 2015:146 [ref. 34130], Motomura et al. 2015:14 [ref. 34709], Smith et al. 2016:737 [ref. 34834], Smith & Ho 2018:178 [ref. 36044], Sonoyama et al. 2020:19 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Conger myriaster (Brevoort 1856). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: China and Taiwan to Japan. Habitat: marine.