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Sea conger

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Congridae
Genus  Ariosoma
Order  Eel
Class  Actinopterygii
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Similar  Eel, Ariosoma, Ariosoma meeki, Bathymyrinae

The sea conger (Ariosoma anagoides), also known as the big-eye conger, is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels). It was described by Pieter Bleeker in 1853, originally under the genus Conger. It is a tropical, marine eel which is known from the western Pacific Ocean, including Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; the eastern China Sea, and the East Indies. It leads a benthic lifestyle and dwells in sand and mud. Males can reach a maximum total length of 51 centimetres.

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Sea conger Wikipedia


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