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Species in the genus Bathycongrus: [ 38 ] records


aequorea, Congermuraena Gilbert [C. H.] & Cramer [F.] 1897:405, Pl. 37 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 19 (no. 1114); ref. 1635] Kaiwi Channel, Hawaiian Islands, 21°12'00"N, 157°38'30"W, Albatross station 3474, depth 375 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 47696. Paratypes: CAS-SU 4918 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:6 [ref. 21917]. Spelled arquorea on Pl. 37. •Valid as Rhechias aequorea (Gilbert & Cramer 1897) -- (Smith 1989:533 [ref. 13285]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:360 [ref. 21130]). •Valid as Bathycongrus aequorea [sic] (Gilbert & Cramer 1897) -- (Mundy 2005:140 [ref. 28379]). •Valid as Bathycongrus aequoreus (Gilbert & Cramer 1897) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:34 [ref. 29972]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus aequoreus (Gilbert & Cramer 1897). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

albimarginatus, Bathycongrus Huang [J.-F.], Smith [D. G.], Chang [Y.-H.] & Chen [H.-M.] in Huang, Ho, Chang, Smith & Chen 2018:108, Figs. 1-2 [Zootaxa 4454 (no. 1); ref. 36041] Off Wushibi, Changbin township, Taitung county, Taiwan, 23°14'N, 121°25'E, depth about 250-300 meters. Holotype: TOU-AE 7280. Paratypes: NMMBP, TOU-AE, USNM. •Valid as Bathycongrus albimarginatus Huang, Smith, Chang & Chen 2018 -- (Ho et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus albimarginatus Huang, Smith, Chang & Chen 2018. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

armiger, Rhechias Jordan [D. S.] 1921:644, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 59 (no. 2392); ref. 2419] About 3-4 miles off lava flow from Mauna Loa, Alika, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): USNM 84097 (dry). Type catalog: Smith 1994:11 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Bathycongrus aequorea [sic] (Gilbert & Cramer 1897) -- (Mundy 2005:140 [ref. 28379]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus aequoreus (Gilbert & Cramer 1897) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:34 [ref. 29972]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus aequoreus (Gilbert & Cramer 1897). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

baranesi, Bathycongrus Ben-Tuvia [A.] 1993:357, Figs. 4-5 [Israel Journal of Zoology v. 39 (no. 4); ref. 21130] South China Sea, 15°40'00"N, 109°25'30"E, depth about 150 meters. Holotype: CAS 41012. Paratypes: CAS 34533 (1), 34609 (1); FAKU 25140 (1), 27870 (1); HUJ F16983 (1). Other material: MNHN 1979-0042 (1), 1979-0043 (1), 1979-0045 (1). Type catalog: Golani 2006:22 [ref. 28840] with genus as Bathyconger and species as baranesii. •Valid as Bathycongrus baranesi Ben-Tuvia 1993 -- (Nakabo 2000:232 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:232 [ref. 26001]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus wallacei (Castle 1968) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Karmovskaya 2009:146 [ref. 30319]). •In part (2 paratypes) a synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatis (Günther 1887) -- (Karmovskaya 2009:140 [ref. 30319]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus wallacei (Castle 1968). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

bertini, Congermuraena Poll [M.] 1953:133, Fig. 52 [Résultats Scientifiques. Expédition Océanographique Belge dans les Eaux Côtières Africaines de l'Atlantique Sud (1948-1949). Bruxelles. v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 12713] Atlantic, 10°05'N, 17°00'W, depth 320-360 meters. Holotype: IRSNB 173. Paratypes: MRAC 95475 (1). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:22 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:36 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Rhechias bertini (Poll 1953) -- (Smith 1989:533 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:165 [ref. 13454]). •Valid as Bathycongrus bertini (Poll 1953) -- (based on current status of Rhechias, Smith 2016:1690 [ref. 34556]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus bertini (Poll 1953). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

bimaculatus, Bathycongrus Smith [D. G.] & Ho [H.-C.] 2018:121, Figs. 2, 3A [Zootaxa 4454 (no. 1); ref. 36042] Off Dong-gang, Pingtung, southwestern Taiwan, South China Sea, depth about 200-300 meters. Holotype: NMMBP 24393. Paratypes: NMMBP, USNM. •Valid as Bathycongrus bimaculatus Smith & Ho 2018 -- (Ho et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus bimaculatus Smith & Ho 2018. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

bleekeri, Bathycongrus (Bathycongrus) Fowler [H. W.] 1934:272 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Utara Pt., Bongo Island, southern Mindanao, Philippines, Albatross station 5257, 7°22'12"N, 124°12'15"E, depth 28 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 92353. Type catalog: Smith 1994:5 [ref. 21917] --station published as 5557, but 5257 regarded as correct (with some doubt). •Status uncertain -- (Smith 1994:5 [ref. 21917]). •Valid as Bathycongrus bleekeri Fowler 1934 -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:30 [ref. 29972], Karmovskaya 2009:150 [ref. 30319], Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456], Smith & Ho 2018:126 [ref. 36042], Ho et al. 2018:10 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus bleekeri Fowler 1934. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Philippines and Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

brunneus, Bathycongrus Huang [J.-F.], Ho [H.-C.] & Chen [H.-M.] in Huang, Ho, Chang, Smith & Chen 2018:113, Figs. 3-4 [Zootaxa 4454 (no. 1); ref. 36041] Changbin, Taitung, eastern Taiwan. Holotype (unique): TOU-AE 7261. •Valid as Bathycongrus brunneus Huang, Ho & Chen 2018 -- (Ho et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus brunneus Huang, Ho & Chen 2018. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

bullisi, Rhechias Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.] 1977:538, Fig. 9 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 27 (no. 3); ref. 4036] Off Cape Lavela, Carribean Sea off Colombia, 12°16'N, 72°40'W, Oregon station 4922, depth 200 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 198768. Paratypes: ANSP 109616 (2), 114947 (1), 122923 (1), 126536 [not 126526] (5); UF 211063 [ex UMML 11063] (1); USNM 158172 (1), 158905 (2), 158908 (1), 158911 (1), 178994 (1), 179071 (2), 185653-54 (1, 2), 193594 (1), 193596 (2), 193612 (1), 198674 (1), 198679 (1), 198767 (1), 198769-70 (1, 1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:64 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:11 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Rhechias bullisi Smith & Kanazawa 1977 -- (Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:113 [ref. 14275], Smith 1989:538 [ref. 13285], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192]). •Valid as Bathycongrus bullisi (Smith & Kanazawa 1977) -- (Smith 1994:11 [ref. 21917], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:296 [ref. 23897], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:64 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus bullisi (Smith & Kanazawa 1977). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

castlei, Bathycongrus Smith [D. G.] & Ho [H.-C.] 2018:129, Figs. 3C, 5, 6A [Zootaxa 4454 (no. 1); ref. 36042] Nan-fang-ao, Yilan, northeast Taiwan, western Pacific Ocean. Holotype: NMMBP 16586. Paratypes: NMMBP, USNM. Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Bathycongrus castlei Smith & Ho 2018 -- (Ho et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus castlei Smith & Ho 2018. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

dubius, Pseudoxenomystax Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1927:6, Fig. 2 [Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection Yale University v. 1 (art. 1); ref. 635] North of Glovers Reef, Belize, depth 484 fathoms. Holotype: YPM 25. Paratypes: YPM 26 (1, c&s). Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:10 [ref. 16741]. •Valid as Rhechias dubia (Breder 1927) -- (Smith 1989:533 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:752 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:38 [ref. 23239], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192]). •Valid as Bathycongrus dubius (Breder 1927) -- (McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:297 [ref. 23897], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Karmovskaya 2009:149 [ref. 30319], Melo et al. 2009:7 [ref. 30460], Karmovskaya 2011:422 [ref. 31456], Page et al. 2013:64 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus dubius (Breder 1927). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; Georgia (U.S.A.) to Brazil. Habitat: marine.

falcidens, Atopichthys Garman [S.] 1899:331, Pl. 66 (figs. 4-4a) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] About 25 nautical miles southeast of Punta Mala, (Pacific) Panama, 7°06'N, 79°48'W, Albatross station 3388, depth 1168 fathoms. Syntypes: MCZ 28426 (1). •Synonym of Bathycongrus macrurus (Gilbert 1891). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus macrurus (Gilbert 1891). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

geminus, Leptocephalus Castle [P. H. J.] 1964:32 [Zoological Publications from Victoria University of Wellington No. 37; ref. 1611] Southwestern Pacific, 20°56'S, 163°46'E, depth 0-300 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1982-0291. Paratypes: (4) CSIRO (1, not found in 1997); MNHN 1982-0292 (1), 1982-0293 (1); 1 missing. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:120 [ref. 20810]. A probable composite of two species; if holotype is same species as Bathycongrus wallacei (Castle 1968), Bathycongrus geminus (Castle 1964) has priority. •Valid as Bathycongrus geminus (Castle 1964) -- (Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Fricke et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31342]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887) and/or Bathycongrus wallacei (Castle 1968) and/or Bathycongrus odontostomus (Fowler 1934) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya 2009:140 and 144 [ref. 30319]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus. Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

graciliceps, Bathycongrus Smith [D. G.] & Ho [H.-C.] 2018:133, Figs. 3E, 7 [Zootaxa 4454 (no. 1); ref. 36042] Daxi, Yilan, northeast Taiwan, northwestern Pacific Ocean. Holotype: NMMBP 9141. Paratype: USNM. •Valid as Bathycongrus graciliceps Smith & Ho 2018 -- (Ho et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus graciliceps Smith & Ho 2018. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

guttulata, Congromuraena Günther [A.] 1887:252 [Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger v. 22 (pt 57); ref. 2013] Off Matuku, Fiji Islands [Koro Sea, South Pacific], Challenger station 173, 19°19.58'S, 179°41.83'E, depth 315 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1887.12.7.248. •Valid as Rechias guttulata (Günther 1887) -- (Castle 1975:22 [ref. 25984], Smith 1989:533 [ref. 13285]). •Valid as Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:360 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Adam et al. 1998:8 [ref. 23610], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Mundy 2005:140 [ref. 28379], Hoese & Gates 2006:289 [ref. 28997], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Karmovskaya 2009:140 [ref. 30319], Fricke et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31342], Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456], Ho et al. 2015:145 [ref. 34130], Fricke et al. 2018:49 [ref. 35805], Smith & Ho 2018:137 [ref. 36042]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar and Gulf of Aden east to Hawaiian Islands and Fiji, north to Taiwan, Thailand and Philippines, south to New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

longicauda, Congromuraena Alcock [A. W.] 1889:455 [31] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 4 (no. 24); ref. 20525] Andaman Sea, 7 miles south-east by south of Ross Island, Investigator station 13, depth 265 fathoms. Lectotype: ZSI F11782. Paralectotypes: ZSI F11781 (1). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:132 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:35 [ref. 22148]. On p. 31 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1892: Pl. 7 (fig. 5) [ref. 20531]. Lectotype selected by Castle 1995:717 [ref. 22123]. Objectively invalid, preoccupied by Congromuraena longicauda Ramsay & Ogilby 1888, replaced by Congromuraena macroceros Alcock 1894. •Synonym of Bathycongrus macrocercus (Alcock 1894) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:361 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus macrocercus (Alcock 1894). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

longicavis, Bathycongrus Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2009:147, Fig. 3 [Journal of Ichthyology v. 49 (no. 2); ref. 30139] Vanuatu, New Hebrides Trench, 15°01'S, 166°56'E, depth 532-599 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1997-0615. •Valid as Bathycongrus longicavis Karmovskaya 2009 -- (Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456], Huang et al. 2018:116 [ref. 36041]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus longicavis Karmovskaya 2009. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Near Vanuatu. Habitat: marine.

macrocercus, Congromuraena Alcock [A. W.] 1894:134 [20] [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 63 (pt 2); ref. 90] Andaman Sea, 7 miles south-east by south of Ross Island, Investigator station 13, depth 265 fathoms. Lectotype: ZSI F11782. Paralectotypes: ZSI F11781 (1). On p. 20 of separate. Replacement name for Congromuraena longicauda Alcock 1889, preoccupied by Congromuraena longicauda Ramsay & Ogilby 1888. Lectotype selected by Castle 1995:717 [ref. 22123]. •Valid as Bathycongrus macrocercus (Alcock 1894) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:361 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S95 [ref. 27377], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus macrocercus (Alcock 1894). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

macroporis, Pseudophichthys Kotthaus [A.] 1968:35, Figs. 138-140, 152 [Meteor Forschungsergebnisse. Reihe D, Biologie No. 3; ref. 2669] Off Socotra, western Indian Ocean, 11°33.9'N, 52°54'E to 11°38'N, 52°52'E, depth 337-175 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMH 4963 [ex IOES 60]. Type catalog: Wilkens & Dohse 1993:414 [ref. 21161]. •Not in Pseudophichthys -- (Smith 1989:552 [ref. 13285]). •Probably an Acromycter -- (Castle 1995:715 [ref. 22123]). •Valid as Pseudophichthys macroporis Kotthaus 1968 -- (Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S96 [ref. 27377], Bañón et al. 2011:262 [ref. 31676]). •Valid as Bathycongrus macroporis (Kotthaus 1968) -- (Smith & Ho 2018:138 [ref. 36042]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus macroporis (Kotthaus 1968). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean and Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

macrurum, Ophisoma Gilbert [C. H.] 1891:351 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 14 (no. 856); ref. 1625] Gulf of California, Mexico, 29°19'N, 112°50'W, Albatross station 3015, depth 145 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 44294. Type catalog: Smith 1994:9-10 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Ophisoma macrurum Gilbert 1891 -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:38 [ref. 23101]). •Valid as Bathycongrus macrurus (Gilbert 1891) -- (Raju 1985:15 [ref. 5287], Smith 1994:9 [ref. 21917], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1033 [ref. 22829], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:64 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus macrurus (Gilbert 1891). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

megalops, Bathycongrus Fowler [H. W.] 1934:270, Fig. 31 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Between Siquijor and Bohol Islands, northern Mindanao Island, Philippines, Albatross station 5527, 9°22'30"N, 123°42'40"E, depth 392 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 92345. Paratypes: USNM 93295 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:5 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:360 [ref. 21130]). •Valid as Bathycongrus megalops Fowler 1934 -- (Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

nasica, Congromuraena Alcock [A. W.] 1894:183 [15] [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 62 (pt 2, No. 4); ref. 89] Bay of Bengal, 15°04'07"N, 80°25'07"E, Investigator station 137, depth 128 fathoms. Lectotype: ZSI F13454. Paralectotypes: ZSI F13453 (1), F13455-56 (1, 1). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:132 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:36 [ref. 22148], Castle 1995:715 [ref. 22123]. On p. 15 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1894: Pl. 9 (fig. 2) [ref. 17304]. Lectotype selected by Castle 1995:715 [ref. 22123]. •Valid as Bathycongrus nasicus (Alcock 1894) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:362 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:708 [ref. 22123], Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141] dated 1893, Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Psomadakis et al. 2020:282 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus nasicus (Alcock 1894). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

odontostomus, Uranoconger Fowler [H. W.] 1934:274, Fig. 34 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Gulf of Boni, Sulawesi, Indonesia, Albatross station 5656, 3°17'40"S, 120°36'45"E, depth 484 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 92351. Type catalog: Smith 1994:12 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Bathycongrus roosendaali (Weber & de Beaufort 1916) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:366 [ref. 21130]). •Valid as Bathycongrus odontostomus (Fowler 1934) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Hoese & Gates 2006:290 [ref. 28997], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Karmovskaya 2009:144 [ref. 30319], Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456], Huang et al. 2018:116 [ref. 36041]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus odontostomus (Fowler 1934). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

parapolyporus, Bathycongrus Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2009:148, Fig. 4 [Journal of Ichthyology v. 49 (no. 2); ref. 30139] Lakeba Island, Fiji, 18°16'S, 174°41'W, depth 478-500 meters. Holotype: MNHN 2000-0931. Paratypes: MNHN 2002-3734 (1); ZMMU 22127 (1). •Valid as BAthycongrus parapolyporus Karmovskaya 2009 -- (Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456], Huang et al. 2018:113 [ref. 36041]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus parapolyporus Karmovskaya 2009. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Fiji and the South China Sea; apparently also in the Philippines. Habitat: marine.

parviporus, Bathycongrus Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2011:417, Figs. 1-8 [Journal of Ichthyology v. 51 (no. 6); ref. 31456] 12°09' - 12°08'N, 109°21' - 109°17'E, Vietnam, South China Sea, depth 22.5-30.5 meters. Holotype: ZMMU 22531. Paratypes: ZMUU 22532 (7), 22533 (22), 22534 (5). Plus non-type material. •Valid as Bathycongrus parviporus Karmovskaya 2011 -- (Hibino in Kimura et al. 2018:29 [ref. 36460]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus parviporus Karmovskaya 2011. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Vietnam. Habitat: marine.

polypora, Rhechias Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.] 1977:540, Fig. 10 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 27 (no. 3); ref. 4036] Straits of Florida, Bahamas, 26°25'N, 79°01'W, Silver Bay station 2483, depth 300 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 197143. Paratypes: USNM 157889 (1), UF 229672 [ex UMML 29672] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:11 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Rhechias polypora Smith & Kanazawa 1977 -- (Smith 1989:540 [ref. 13285]). •Valid as Bathycongrus polyporus (Smith & Kanazawa 1977) -- (Smith 1994:11 [ref. 21917], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus polyporus (Smith & Kanazawa 1977). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

randalli, Bathycongrus Ben-Tuvia [A.] 1993:363, Figs. 7-8 [Israel Journal of Zoology v. 39 (no. 4); ref. 21130] Batangas Bay, southeast of Talaga, Philippines, depth about 200 meters. Holotype: CAS 40910. Paratypes: CAS 34917 (1), 34435 (1); CSIRO H 1183-03 (1). •Synonym of Bathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Hoese & Gates 2006:290 [ref. 28997], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972]). •In part (a paratype) a synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887) -- (Karmovskaya 2009:140 [ref. 30319]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

retrotinctus, Leptocephalus Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901:853, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 23 (no. 1239); ref. 2508] Tokyo market, Japan. Holotype: CAS-SU 6470. Paratypes: USNM 49974 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Rhechias retrotincta (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:28 [ref. 6441], Smith 1989:533 [ref. 13285], Machida et al. 1994:313 [ref. 22167], Lee & Joo 1999:28 [ref. 25724], Shinohara et al. 2001:294 [ref. 25995], Choi et al. 2003:146, 494 [ref. 26218], Zhang et al. 2010:213 [ref. 31511]). •Valid as Bathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:365 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Nakabo 2000:232 [ref. 25086] as retrotincta, Nakabo 2002:232 [ref. 26001], Hoese & Gates 2006:290 [ref. 28997], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456], Ho et al. 2015:145 [ref. 34130], Smith & Ho 2018:140 [ref. 36042], Fricke et al. 2019:54 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Philippines and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) north to Taiwan, Korea and southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

roosendaali, Congrellus Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916:261, Figs. 110, 112 [Fishes Indo-Australian Archipelago v. 3; ref. 4604] Off northeastern point of Java, Indonesia, depth 270 meters. Holotype: ZMA 110012. Paratypes: ZMA 110013 (1). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:8 [ref. 19236]. •Valid as Bathycongrus roosendaali (Weber & de Beaufort 1916) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:366 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Karmovskaya 2009:140 [ref. 30319]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

stimpsoni, Bathycongrus (Microcephalocongrus) Fowler [H. W.] 1934:270, Fig. 32 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Between Leyte and Mindanao islands, Philippines, Albatross station 5494, 9°06'30"N, 125°18'40"E, depth 678 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 92344. Type catalog: Smith 1994:5 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Bathycongrus stimpsoni Fowler 1934 -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:367 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Karmovskaya 2009:140 [ref. 30319]). Current status: Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther 1887). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

thysanochila, Congrina Reid [E. D.] 1934:7, Fig. 2 [Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections v. 91 (no. 15); ref. 16454] Off northern coast of Puerto Rico, Caroline station 23, 18°32'15"N, 66°17'45" to 18°32'00"N, 66°21'15"W, depth 476-659 meters. Holotype: USNM 93434. Paratypes: USNM 93466 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:7 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Rhechias thysanochila (Reid 1934) -- (Smith 1989:536 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:753 [ref. 13285]). •Valid as Bathycongrus thysanochilus (Reid 1934) -- (Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Karmovskaya 2011:422 [ref. 31456]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus thysanochilus (Reid 1934). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

trilineatus, Leptocephalus Castle [P. H. J.] 1964:32, Fig. 10 (G-H) [Zoological Publications from Victoria University of Wellington No. 37; ref. 1611] Southwestern Pacific, 22°35'S, 166°16'E, depth about 50 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1982-0469. Paratypes: Inst. Fr. d'Océanie (1); CSIRO (2, not found in 1997). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:122 [ref. 20810]. •Valid as Bathycongrus trilineatus (Castle 1964) -- (Castle 1995:709 [ref. 22123], Fricke et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31342]). •Possibly valid as Bathyuroconger trilineatus (Castle 1964) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:975 [ref. 25141]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus trilineatus (Castle 1964). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

trimaculatus, Bathycongrus Karmovskaya [E. S.] & Smith [D. G.] 2008:27, Figs. 1-4 [Zootaxa No. 1943; ref. 29972] Solomon Islands, 9°21'S, 159°58'E, depth 364-402 meters. Holotype: MNHN 2002-3924. Paratypes: MNHN 1995-0398 (2), 1995-0415 (3), 2000-0925 (1), 2000-1105 (1), 2002-3735 (4), 2005-2589 (2), 2007-0237 (2). •Valid as Bathycongrus trimaculatus Karmovskaya & Smith 2008 -- (Karmovskaya 2009:150 [ref. 30319], Fricke et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31342], Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus trimaculatus Karmovskaya & Smith 2008. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: off Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Fiji. Habitat: marine.

unimaculatus, Bathycongrus Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2009:149, Fig. 5 [Journal of Ichthyology v. 49 (no. 2); ref. 30139] Southern Loyalty Basin, New Caledonia, 22°09'S, 167°12'E, depth 470-480 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 2000-1058. •Valid as Bathycongrus unimaculatus Karmovskaya 2009 -- (Fricke et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31342], Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus unimaculatus Karmovskaya 2009. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

varidens, Uroconger Garman [S.] 1899:304, Pl. 61 (fig. 1) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Off Mariato Point and Cape San Francisco, south of Panama, 6-7°N, 78-81°W, Albatross station 3357 and 3396, depth 259-782 fathoms. Holotype: MCZ 28462. Paratypes: MCZ 28461 (1) Albatross station 3396. •Valid as Bathycongrus varidens (Garman 1899) -- (Raju 1985:17 [ref. 5287], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1033 [ref. 22829], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:131 [ref. 24555], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:64 [ref. 32708], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:6 [ref. 36248]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus varidens (Garman 1899). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

vicinalis, Uroconger Garman [S.] 1899:304 [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Cuba, 23°10'36"N, 82°20'28"W, Albatross station 2161, depth 146 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 84568. Type catalog: Smith 1994:12 [ref. 21917]. Based on Goode & Bean 1896: Pl. 42 (fig. 160) [ref. 1848]. •Valid as Rhechias vicinalis (Garman 1899) -- (Smith 1989:539 [ref. 13285], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192]). •Valid as Bathycongrus vicinalis (Garman 1899) -- (Smith 1994:12 [ref. 21917], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:298 [ref. 23897], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:64 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus vicinalis (Garman 1899). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

villosus, Bathycongrus Smith [D. G.], Karmovskaya [E. S.] & da Silva [J. P. C. B.] 2020:192, Figs. 1-3, 4A, 5A, 6A, 7A, 8A, 9A, 10A, 11A, 12A - [Zootaxa 4845 (no. 2); ref. 37749] Vanuatu, 15°36'S, 167°16'E, depth 182 - 215 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1997-3795. Paratypes: USNM. •Valid as Bathycongrus villosus Smith, Karmovskaya & da Silva 2020. Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus villosus Smith, Karmovskaya & da Silva 2020. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Vanuatu and the Philippines, western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

wallacei, Congrina Castle [P. H. J.] 1968:709, Pl. 107 B; Fig. 1 (a-b) [Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 33; ref. 7877] Off the mouth of Limpopo River, Mozambique, depth 480-500 meters. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 620 [=8074]. Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 8075 (1), 8076 [ex 621] (1). Additional material (2). •Valid as Rhechias wallacei (Castle 1968) -- (Castle 1986:165 [ref. 5644], Smith 1989:533 [ref. 13285], Quéro & Saldanha 1995:78 [ref. 22017], Fricke 1999:70 [ref. 24106]). •Synonym of Bathycongrus roosendaali (Weber & de Beaufort 1916) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:366 [ref. 21130]). •Valid as Bathycongrus wallacei (Castle 1968) -- (Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972], Fricke et al. 2009:20 [ref. 30213], Karmovskaya 2009:145 [ref. 30319], Karmovskaya 2011:417 [ref. 31456], Ho et al. 2015:145 [ref. 34130], Fricke et al. 2018:49 [ref. 35805], Huang et al. 2018:116 [ref. 36041], Smith & Ho 2018:142 [ref. 36042]). Current status: Valid as Bathycongrus wallacei (Castle 1968). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Natal (South Africa) to southern Mozambique, Madagascar and Réunion (western Mascarenes); Indonesia and Philippines north to southern Japan and Taiwan; probably more widespread. Habitat: marine.