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Species in the genus Paraconger: [ 11 ] records


amphioxus, Leptocephalus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902:86, Fig. 4 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 21 (1901); ref. 11071] 100 miles southeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.A., 38°25'N, 72°40'W, Albatross. Holotype (unique): USNM 49763. Type catalog: Smith 1994:8 [ref. 21917]. •Probably the young of Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867) -- (Smith 1994:8 [ref. 21917]). •See Smith 1989:735 [ref. 13285]. Current status: Uncertain as Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

californiensis, Paraconger Kanazawa [R. H.] 1961:10, Fig. 3; Pl. 2 (fig. A) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 113 (no. 3450); ref. 2559] 25 miles southeast of Bahia Topolobampo, Mexico, Gulf of California, depth 22-27 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 177696. Paratypes: FMNH 50909 (1); SIO 15-111 (6) (ex UCLA W56-118), 15-269 (1) (ex UCLA W53-132); UCLA W52-12 (2), W56-118 (6), W57-116 (1); USNM 177697 (2), 195854 (1); YPM 1149 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:10 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Paraconger californiensis Kanazawa 1961 -- (Raju 1985:6 [ref. 5287], Smith 1989:506 [ref. 13285], Allen & Robertson 1994:59 [ref. 22193], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1033 [ref. 22829], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:180 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:130 [ref. 24555], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:22 [ref. 37547], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:143 [ref. 34871], Fourriére et al. 2016:442 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:606 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Paraconger californiensis Kanazawa 1961. Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern tip of Baja California Sur and southern Gulf of California (Mexico) south to northern Peru, including Cocos Island (Costa Rica) and Galápagos Islands (Ecuador). Habitat: marine.

caudicula, Conger Bean [T. H.] in Goode & Bean 1882:435 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 297); ref. 1840] Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 30709. Type catalog: Smith 1994:5 [ref. 21917]. Appeared first as name only in Goode & Bean 1882:240 [ref. 20598]; then in Jordan & Gilbert 1882:262 [ref. 2472] but without distinguishing features. •Synonym of Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867) -- (Smith 1989:506 [ref. 13285], but see Smith 1994:5 [ref. 21917]). Current status: Synonym of Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Habitat: marine.

caudilimbatus, Echelus Poey [F.] 1867:249 [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 14079] Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 9324. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:173 [ref. 22926], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:28 [ref. 35195]. •Valid as Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:59 [ref. 23100], Smith 1989:506 [ref. 13285], Cervigón 1991:65 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:38 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:304 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:306 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:143 [ref. 25013], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Wirtz et al. 2007:5, 26 [ref. 30263], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:26 [ref. 33341], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:28 [ref. 35195], Moreno-Borges et al. 2019:90 [ref. 36587]). Current status: Valid as Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic and eastern Atlantic (Gulf of Guinea). Habitat: marine.

guianensis, Paraconger Kanazawa [R. H.] 1961:8, Pl. 2 (figs. B-C) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 113 (no. 3450); ref. 2559] Off French Guiana, 5°52'N, 52°03'W, Oregon station 2044, depth 40 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 158902. Paratypes: USNM 158901 (3). Type catalog: Smith 1994:10 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Paraconger guianensis Kanazawa 1961 -- (Smith 1989:509 [ref. 13285], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989]). Current status: Valid as Paraconger guianensis Kanazawa 1961. Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

harringtonensis, Leptocephalus Mowbray [L. L.] 1931:unpagin. p. 1 [Fauna Bermudensis v. 1; ref. 13453] Harrington Sound, Bermuda. Holotype (unique): FMNH 48442. Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:52 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867) -- (Smith 1989:507 [ref. 13285], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:143 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey 1867). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Habitat: marine.

macrops, Conger Günther [A.] 1870:40 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 8; ref. 1995] Madeira. Syntypes: ? BMNH 1855.9.19.1270 (1) Bahamas, Liverpool Mus. (1) whereabouts unknown. •Valid as Paraconger macrops (Günther 1870) -- (Blache et al. 1973:242 [ref. 7185], Bauchot & Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:571 [ref. 13676], Smith 1989:506 [ref. 13285], Santos et al. 1997:23 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:58 [ref. 24952], Smith 2016:1692 [ref. 34556], Carneiro et al. 2019:67 [ref. 37250], Moreno-Borges et al. 2019:90 [ref. 36587]). Current status: Valid as Paraconger macrops (Günther 1870). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Azores; Madeira; Canary Islands. Habitat: marine.

michaelsarsi, Leptocephalus Lea [E.] 1913:24, Fig. 18; Pl. 4 (no. 1) [Scientific Results of the Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition 1910 v. 3 (pt 1, no. 7); ref. 14158] North Atlantic, 48°02'N, 39°65'W, station 81, depth 150 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMUB 5094. Type catalog: Fro{/iland 1979:146 [ref. 21547]. Original as Michael-Sarsi, correction mandatory. •In genus Paraconger -- (Smith 1989:735 [ref. 13285]). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Habitat: marine.

notialis, Paraconger Kanazawa [R. H.] 1961:9, Pl. 2 (fig. D) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 113 (no. 3450); ref. 2559] Senegal coast, depth 35-40 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1961-0301 [ex IFAN 839]. Paratypes: MNHN 1975-874 [ex IFAN 56-837] (1), 1975-875 [ex IFAN 56-876], 1975-876 [ex IFAN 56-877] (1), 1975-1170 [ex IFAN 55-1452] (1), 1975-1169 [ex IFAN 58-229] (1); MMF 3319 (1); USNM 177891 [ex IFAN 56-839] (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:116 [ref. 20810], Smith 1994:10 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Paraconger notialis Kanazawa 1961 -- (Smith 1989:506 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:164 [ref. 13454], Wirtz et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32972], Smith 2016:1689 [ref. 34556], Carneiro et al. 2019:67 [ref. 37250], Moreno-Borges et al. 2019:90 [ref. 36587]). Current status: Valid as Paraconger notialis Kanazawa 1961. Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: including Azores. Habitat: marine.

ophichthys, Atopichthys Garman [S.] 1899:333, Pl. 67 (fig. 1) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Eastern Pacific, about 15 nautical miles east of Cocos Island, 5°30'N, W, 86°45'W, Albatross station 3366, surface over bottom depth of 1067 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 28424. •Valid as Paraconger ophichthys (Garman 1899). Current status: Valid as Paraconger ophichthys (Garman 1899). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

similis, Chiloconger Wade [C. B.] 1946:185, Pl. 24 (figs. 1-3) [Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932-40, Los Angeles v. 9 (no. 7); ref. 4542] Inner Gorda Bank, Cape San Lucas, Baja California, 23°02'30"N, 109°03'07"W, Mexio, depth 59-78 fathoms. Holotype (unique): LACM 21712 [ex AHF 903]. •Valid as Chiloconger similis Wade 1946 -- (Raju 1985:8 [ref. 5287], Bussing & López S. 1994:38 [ref. 23101], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1032 [ref. 22829]). •Valid as Paraconger similis (Wade 1946) -- (Smith 1989:506 [ref. 13285], Smith & Karmovskaya 2003:2 [ref. 27189], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:22 [ref. 37547], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708], Fourriére et al. 2016:442 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:606 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Paraconger similis (Wade 1946). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern Baja California Sur and southern Gulf of California (Mexico), iincluding Revillagigedo Islands (Mexico) and Galápagos Islands (Ecuador). Habitat: marine.