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Conger [Cuvier] Oken, 1817

Body elongate, scaleless; anterior nostril opening near snout extremity
in a short tube, posterior nostril near anterior edge of eye; mouth large,
rictus slightly behind posterior edge of eye. Teeth in jaws in 1 or 2 rows, teeth of outer row compressed, close set, forming a cutting edge; inner teeth small, conical; larger conical teeth on premaxillary plate and vomer; labial flange very large. Gill openings sublateral. Dorsal and anal fins confluent with caudal fin, their finrays segmented. Pelvic fins absent.

See family for biology, etc.

Species 15; in Clofnam area 1.

Recent revisions: Kanazawa (1958), Smith (1971 on a regional basis only).

Genus Conger