Congridae,

Wirtz, Peter, Fricke, Ronald & Biscoito, Manuel José, 2008, The coastal fishes of Madeira Island—new records and an annotated check-list, Zootaxa 1715, pp. 1-26: 6

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.274128

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scientific name

Congridae
status

 

Congridae 

* Ariosoma balearicum  (Delaroche, 1809)—Bandtooth conger

*Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)—Conger eel

* Heteroconger longissimus  Günther, 1870 —Garden eel

Recorded from Madeira by Bauchot & Saldanha in Whitehead et al. (1986: 573-574) under the name Taenioconger longissimus  .

Paraconger macrops (Günther, 1870)  —Blackspot conger

No specimen in MMF collection but record confirmed by underwater observation at Reis Magos by the first author. A specimen of Paraconger macrops  was caught near Porto Santo Island during a fishery survey (J. Delgado, pers. comm. to PW) but was unfortunately not preserved.

MMF

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