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Species in the genus Japonoconger: [ 5 ] records


africana, Congermuraena Poll [M.] 1953:131, Fig. 51 [Résultats Scientifiques. Expédition Océanographique Belge dans les Eaux Côtières Africaines de l'Atlantique Sud (1948-1949). Bruxelles. v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 12713] Atlantic, 53 miles west of Ambrizette, 7°16'S, 12°02'E, depth 380-420 meters. Holotype: IRSNB 172. Paratypes: IRSNB 601 (1), MRAC 95474 (1). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:22 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:36 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Japonoconger africanus (Poll 1953) -- (Smith 2016:1692 [ref. 34556]). Current status: Valid as Japonoconger africanus (Poll 1953). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

caribbeus, Japonoconger Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.] 1977:541, Fig. 11 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 27 (no. 3); ref. 4036] Colombia, 11°09'N, 74°26'30"W, Oregon station 4859, depth 180-190 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 198685. Paratypes: ANSP 114153-54 (1, 1), 126136 (1), 126973 [ex UMML 28785] (1); UF 228785 [ex UMML 28785] (1); USNM 198666-67 (1, 1), 198671 (1), 198677 (3). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:64 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:8 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Japonoconger caribbeus Smith & Kanazawa 1977 -- (Smith 1989:550 [ref. 13285], Smith 2003:750 [ref. 26989]). Current status: Valid as Japonoconger caribbeus Smith & Kanazawa 1977. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

caudalis, Congermuraena Garman [S.] 1899:305 [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Pacific Panama, 7°09'45"N, 80°50'00"W, Albatross station 3354, depth 322 fathoms. Syntypes: MCZ 28460 (1); USNM 57898 (1), 153600 [ex MCZ 28460] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:6 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of "Ophisoma" prorigerum Gilbert 1891 -- (Smith 1994:6 [ref. 21917]). •Synonym of Japonoconger proriger (Gilbert 1891). Current status: Synonym of Japonoconger proriger (Gilbert 1891). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Habitat: marine.

prorigerum, Ophisoma Gilbert [C. H.] 1891:350 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 14 (no. 856); ref. 1625] Off Ecuador, 0°37'00"S, 81°00'00"W, Albatross station 2792, depth 401 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 44295. Paratypes: (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:10 [ref. 21917]. Ophisoma is a synonym of Ariosoma Swainson 1838, so we place the species in Ariosoma for now. •Valid as Ophisoma prorigerum Gilbert 1891 -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:38 [ref. 23101]). •Valid but genus uncertain -- (Smith 1994:10 [ref. 21917], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1034 [ref. 22829], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957]). •Valid as Japonoconger proriger (Gilbert 1891) -- (Robertson et al. 2017:32 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Japonoconger proriger (Gilbert 1891). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

sivicola, Arisoma Matsubara [K.] & Ochiai [A.] 1951:11 [Memoirs of the College of Agriculture Kyoto University No. 59; ref. 12898] Off Owase, Kumano-Nada, Japan. Holotype: FAKU 1969. Paratypes: FAKU 1982-84 (3), 4072 (1), 4075-76 (1, 1), 6170 (1), 6607 (1), 8871 (1), 8873-74 (1, 1), 10239 (1), 10514 (1), 12913 (1). •Valid as Japonoconger sivicolus (Matsubara & Ochiai 1951) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:28 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:95, 320 [ref. 8057], Smith 1989:550 [ref. 13285], Nakabo 2000:231 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:294 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:231 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:401 [ref. 28370], Zhang et al. 2010:212 [ref. 31511] as Japonoconger sivicola, Ho et al. 2015:148 [ref. 34130], Misawa et al. 2020:270 [ref. 38138]). Current status: Valid as Japonoconger sivicolus (Matsubara & Ochiai 1951). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: China and Taiwan north to Japan. Habitat: marine.