White eel

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White eel
European conger.jpg
Conger conger Gervais.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Faimily: Congridae
Genus: Conger
Species: C. conger
Binomial name
Conger conger
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The Range o the white eel
Synonyms
  • Anguilla conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Anguilla obtusa Swainson, 1839
  • Conger communis Costa, 1844
  • Conger niger (Risso, 1810)
  • Conger rubescens Ranzani, 1840
  • Conger verus Risso, 1827
  • Conger vulgaris Yarrell, 1832
  • Leptocephalus candidissimus Costa, 1832
  • Leptocephalus conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Leptocephalus gussoni Cocco, 1829
  • Leptocephalus inaequalis Facciolà, 1883
  • Leptocephalus lineatus Bonnaterre, 1788
  • Leptocephalus morrisii Gmelin, 1789
  • Leptocephalus pellucidus (Couch, 1832)
  • Leptocephalus spallanzani Risso, 1810
  • Leptocephalus stenops Kaup, 1856
  • Leptocephalus vitreus Kölliker, 1853
  • Muraena conger Linnaeus, 1758
  • Muraena nigra Risso, 1810
  • Ophidium pellucidum Couch, 1832
  • Ophisoma obtusa (Swainson, 1839)

The white eel (Conger conger) is a speshies o eel o the faimily Congridae. It is the lairgest eel in the warld an native tae the northeast Atlantic, includin the Mediterranean Sea.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. NatureServe (2013). "Conger conger". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 15 December 2014.