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Species in the family or subfamily Myrocongridae: [ 5 ] records


compressus, Myroconger Günther [A.] 1870:93 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 8; ref. 1995] Saint Helena Island, South Atlantic (15°58'S, 5°43'W). Holotype (unique): BMNH 1867.10.8.49. Previously appeared as name only in Günther 1869:239 [ref. 13284]. •Valid as Myroconger compressus Günther 1870 -- (Smith 1984:585 [ref. 6810], Edwards & Glass 1987:623 [ref. 9166], Smith 1989:98 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:149 [ref. 13454], Castle 1991:150 [ref. 15488], Castle & Béarez 1995:218 [ref. 21926], Afonso et al. 1999:82 [ref. 25466], Karmovskaya 2006:590 [ref. 28855], Wirtz et al. 2007:24 [ref. 30263], Smith 2016:1643 [ref. 34556], Vieira et al. 2016:[4] [ref. 34869], Almeida & Alves 2019:271 [ref. 37097], Brown et al. 2019:154 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Myroconger compressus Günther 1870. Myrocongridae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal south to Gulf of Guinea, including Cape Verde Islands and São Tomé and Principe; southern-central Atlantic: Saint Helena. Habitat: marine.

gracilis, Myroconger Castle [P. H. J.] 1991:149, Fig. 1 [Copeia 1991 (no. 1); ref. 15488] Kyushu-Palau Ridge, western North Pacific, 26°46.5'N, 135°20.3'E to 26°46.4'N, 135°20.8'E. Holotype (unique): HUMZ 80284. •Valid as Myroconger gracilis Castle 1991 -- (Castle & Béarez 1995:218 [ref. 21926], Nakabo 2000:195 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:195 [ref. 26001], Karmovskaya 2006:590 [ref. 28855]). Current status: Valid as Myroconger gracilis Castle 1991. Myrocongridae. Distribution: Western North Pacific (north of Kyushu-Palau Ridge). Habitat: marine.

nigrodentatus, Myroconger Castle [P. H. J.] & Béarez [P.] 1995:215, Figs. 3, 5, 9 [Cybium v. 19 (no. 3); ref. 21926] Fish market, Puerto López, Manabí, Ecuador, 1°33'S, 80°49'W, depth 50-120 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1994-0845. •Valid as Myroconger nigrodentatus Castle & Béarez 1995 -- (McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:6 [ref. 36248]). Current status: Valid as Myroconger nigrodentatus Castle & Béarez 1995. Myrocongridae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica south to Ecuador. Habitat: marine.

prolixus, Myroconger Castle [P. H. J.] & Béarez [P.] 1995:212, Figs. 1-2, 7-8 [Cybium v. 19 (no. 3); ref. 21926] Kaiyo Maru Seamount, 24°23.40'S, 168°07.65'E to 24°44.15'S, 168°07.40'E, depth 260-280 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1994-0844 (ex NMNZ P.29324). •Valid as Myroconger prolixus Castle & Béarez 1995 -- (Smith 1999:1642 [ref. 24661], Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242]). Current status: Valid as Myroconger prolixus Castle & Béarez 1995. Myrocongridae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: off New Caledonia and Norfolk Ridge. Habitat: marine.

seychellensis, Myroconger Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2006:590, Fig. 1 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 46 (no. 5); ref. 28855] Seychelles, 5°57'S, 57°27'E, trap in depth of 200 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1989-0746. •Valid as Myroconger seychellensis Karmovskaya 2006. Current status: Valid as Myroconger seychellensis Karmovskaya 2006. Myrocongridae. Distribution: Seychelles. Habitat: marine.