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Species in the genus Rhynchoconger: [ 12 ] records


brachuata, Rhynchoconger Chu [K.-Y.] & Chen [T.-R.] 1958:127, Fig. 1 [Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum (Taipei) v. 11 (nos 1/2); ref. 12057] Fish market in Taipei, Taiwan. Holotype: NTMP 00041 (apparently lost). Paratypes: NTMP uncat. (14), plus 2 c&s (apparently lost). Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:24 [ref. 31432] with types apparently lost. •Synonym of Rhynchoconger ectenurus (Jordan & Richardson 1909) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:353 [ref. 21130] but as trachuata, Ho & Shao 2011:24 [ref. 31432], Ho et al. 2015:8 [ref. 34116], Ho et al. 2015:149 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Synonym of Rhynchoconger ectenurus (Jordan & Richardson 1909). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

ectenurus, Leptocephalus Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909:171, Pl. 66 (lower fig.) [Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 4 (no. 4); ref. 2493] Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Holotype: FMNH 52117 [ex CM 245]. Paratypes: CAS-SU 21259 (1). Type catalog: Henn 1928:53 [ref. 12305], Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:52 [ref. 12367], Ho & Shao 2011:23 [ref. 31432]. Type designated in Pl. 66. •Valid as Rhynchoconger ectenurus (Jordan & Richardson 1909) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:28 [ref. 6441], Paxton et al. 1989:142 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:526 [ref. 13285], Ben-Tuvia 1993:353 [ref. 21130], Castle 1995:713 [ref. 22123], Chen et al. 1997:19 [ref. 26476], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Lee & Joo 1999:25 [ref. 25724], Nakabo 2000:231 [ref. 25086], Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:294 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:231 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:146, 495 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S96 [ref. 27377], Shinohara et al. 2005:401 [ref. 28370], Hoese & Gates 2006:296 [ref. 28997], Zhang et al. 2010:207 [ref. 31511], Ho & Shao 2011:23 [ref. 31432], Larson et al. 2013:30 [ref. 32988], Yoshida et al. 2013:26 [ref. 34464], Ho et al. 2015:8 [ref. 34116], Ho et al. 2015:149 [ref. 34130], Hibino in Kimura et al. 2018:29 [ref. 36460]). Current status: Valid as Rhynchoconger ectenurus (Jordan & Richardson 1909). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: Vietnam, Taiwan to Japan. Habitat: marine.

enchodon, Leptocephalus Lea [E.] 1913:25, Fig. 20; Pl. 4 (no. 3) [Scientific Results of the Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition 1910 v. 3 (pt 1, no. 7); ref. 14158] North Atlantic, 36°52'N, 39°55'W, station 62, depth 150 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMUB 5029. Type catalog: Frøiland 1979:146 [ref. 21547]. •Synonym of Conger conger (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Blache et al. 1973:240 [ref. 7185]). •Synonym of Hildebrandia flava (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Froiland 1979:146 [ref. 21547]). •Synonym of Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Smith 1989:529 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:747 [ref. 13285]). Current status: Synonym of Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean 1896). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

flava, Congermuraena Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896:138, Pl. 42 (fig. 159) [Special Bulletin U. S. National Museum No. 2; ref. 1848] Gulf Stream off U.S.A., 10°37'40"N to 10°37'00"N, 61°42'40"W to 61°44'22"W, Albatross station 2121 and 2122, depth 31-34 fathoms. Lectotype: USNM 44612. Paralectotypes: MCZ 28080 (1), 37165 (1, missing); USNM 44617 (1), 152573 [ex USNM 44612] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:6 [ref. 21917]. Lectotype established as figured specimen in caption to Pl. 58, p. 3244 in Jordan & Evermann 1900 [ref. 2446]; same specimen also selected by Ginsburg 1951:445 [ref. 1804]. •Valid as Hildebrandia flava (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:112 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:58 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1991:70 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:303 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:46 [ref. 24221]). •Valid as Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Smith 1989:529 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:747 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:38 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:308 [ref. 23897], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:150 [ref. 27754], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean 1896). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

gracilior, Congrina Ginsburg [I.] 1951:445, Fig. 3 [Texas Journal of Science v. 3 (no. 3); ref. 1804] Off Cape San Blas, Florida, U.S.A., 28°36'N, 85°33'30"W, Albatross station 2402, depth 111 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 44617. Paratypes: MCZ 37165 (1, missing). •Valid as Hildebrandia gracilior (Ginsburg 1951) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:58 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1992:304 [ref. 23827]). •Valid as Rhynchoconger gracilior (Ginsburg 1951) -- (Smith 1989:526 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:749 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:39 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:309 [ref. 23897], Castle & Smith 1999:975 [ref. 25141], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:175 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Rhynchoconger gracilior (Ginsburg 1951). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

guppyi, Congromuraena Norman [J. R.] 1925:313 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 15 (no. 86); ref. 15555] Tobago Island, West Indies. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1924.7.22.21. •Valid as Rhynchoconger guppyi (Norman 1925) -- (Smith 1989:531 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:749 [ref. 13285], Cervigón 1992:304 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:310 [ref. 23897], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989], Caires & Figueiredo 2011:370 [ref. 31202]). Current status: Valid as Rhynchoconger guppyi (Norman 1925). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

humbermariorum, Leptocephalus Tommasi [L. R.] 1960:92, Fig. 2 [Neotrópica (La Plata) v. 6 (no. 21); ref. 11955] Brazil, 2°02'N, 42°58'W, station 335, depth 0-102 meters. Holotype (unique): (lost). •Valid as "Leptocephalus" humbermariorum Tommasi 1960 -- (Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192]). •Species inquirenda in Rhynchoconger -- (Melo & Caires 2016:4 [ref. 34981]). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Brazil. Habitat: marine.

lychnus, Atopichthys Garman [S.] 1899:335, Pl. 67 (figs. 3-a) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] About 5 nautical miles east-southeast of Punta Mariato, (Pacific) Panama, 7°09'45"N, 80°50'W, Albatross station 3354. Holotype (unique): MCZ 28422. •Synonym of Rhynchoconger nitens (Jordan & Bollman 1890). Current status: Synonym of Rhynchoconger nitens (Jordan & Bollman 1890). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

macrosoma, Congrina Ginsburg [I.] 1951:443, Fig. 1 [Texas Journal of Science v. 3 (no. 3); ref. 1804] Off Isle Dernière, Louisiana, U.S.A., 28°19'N, 90°59'W, Atlantis station 2840, depth 31 fathoms. Holotype: YPM 3939. Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:10 [ref. 16741]. •Synonym of Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Smith 1989:529 [ref. 13285], Cervigón 1991:70 [ref. 24472]). Current status: Synonym of Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean 1896). Congridae: Congrinae. Habitat: marine.

nitens, Ophisoma Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890:153 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 12 (no. 770); ref. 2433] Off Pacific coast of Panama/Colombia, 8°47'00"N, 79°29'30"W, Albatross station 2801, depth 14 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 44395. Type catalog: Smith 1994:10 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Hildebrandia nitens (Jordan & Bollman 1890) -- (Raju 1985:11 [ref. 5287]). •Valid as Rhynchoconger nitens (Jordan & Bollman 1890) -- (Smith 1989:526 [ref. 13285], Allen & Robertson 1994:59 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:38 [ref. 23101], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1035 [ref. 22829], Béarez et al. 2002:9 [ref. 26262], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:22 [ref. 37547], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708], González-Murcia et al. 2019:288 [ref. 36544]). Current status: Valid as Rhynchoconger nitens (Jordan & Bollman 1890). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Pacific coast of central Baja California and Gulf of California (Mexico) south to southern Peru. Habitat: marine.

squaliceps, 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. Holotype (unique): ZSI F13450 (in pieces). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:133 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:36 [ref. 22148], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123]. On p. 15 of separate. •Valid as Rhynchoconger squaliceps (Alcock 1894) -- (Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Psomadakis et al. 2015:149 [ref. 34104], Psomadakis et al. 2020:285 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Rhynchoconger squaliceps (Alcock 1894). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean: Pakistan east to Myanmar. Habitat: marine.

trewavasae, Rhynchoconger Ben-Tuvia [A.] 1993:354, Figs. 1-3 [Israel Journal of Zoology v. 39 (no. 4); ref. 21130] Eilat, Israel, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, depth 400 meters. Holotype: HUJ 16517. Paratypes: BMNH 1992.9.10.1 (1); BPBM 35056 (1); CAS 78078 (1); FRSKU 118623 (1); HUJ 10607 (1), 12243 (1), 14454 (1), 16518-19 (1, 1), 17008 (1), 17052 (1); MNHN 1993-0098 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 42608 (1); USNM 326613 (1). Type catalog: Golani 2006:22 [ref. 28840]. •Valid as Rhynchoconger trewavasae Ben-Tuvia 1993 -- (Golani 1998:97 [ref. 27567], Golani 2005:18 [ref. 37112], Zenetos et al. 2010:413 [ref. 31201], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[20] 258 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:26 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Rhynchoconger trewavasae Ben-Tuvia 1993. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Red Sea endemic; Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant). Habitat: marine.