Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958

Ho, Hsuan-Ching, Smith, David G., Mccosker, John E., Hibino, Yusuke, Loh, Kar-Hoe, Tighe, Kenneth A. & Shao, Kwang-Tsao, 2015, Annotated checklist of eels (orders Anguilliformes and Saccopharyngiformes) from Taiwan, Zootaxa 4060 (1), pp. 140-189: 146

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scientific name

Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958
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Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958: 254  , pl. 1, fig. M (Verde Island passage, Luzon Island, Philippines, 13 ° 34 ' 37 "N, 121 °07' 30 "E, ca. 180 fathoms [329 m]).

Conger japonicus  (not of Bleeker, 1879):? Chen & Weng, 1967: 49;? Chen, 1969: 132;? Shen 1984 a: 112;? Shen, 1988: 15;? Shen et al., 1993: 116;? Chen, 2004: 32;?Ho et al., 2010:table 1.

Conger wilsoni  (not of Bloch & Schneider, 1801):? Chen & Yu, 1986: 252.

Conger conger  (not of Linnaeus, 1758):? Lee & Yang, 1966: 56, fig. 5.

Voucher specimens: Many in ASIZPAbout ASIZP, NMMB-P and USNMAbout USNM.

Remarks. This is a new record for Taiwan. This species appears to be common in deep waters around Taiwan and is mainly collected by bottom trawl. Many specimens in collections were previously mis-identified as C. japonicus  .

ASIZP

Academia Sinica Institute of Zoology, Ichthyology Collection

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Anguilliformes

Family

Congridae

Genus

Conger

Loc

Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958

Ho, Hsuan-Ching, Smith, David G., Mccosker, John E., Hibino, Yusuke, Loh, Kar-Hoe, Tighe, Kenneth A. & Shao, Kwang-Tsao 2015

2015
Loc

Conger wilsoni

Chen 1986: 252

1986
Loc

Conger japonicus

Chen 2004: 32
Shen 1993: 116
Shen 1988: 15
Shen 1984: 112
Chen 1969: 132
Chen 1967: 49

1967
Loc

Conger conger

Lee 1966: 56

1966
Loc

Conger macrocephalus

Kanazawa 1958: 254