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Congriscus megastomus

(Günther 1877)

Congriscus megastomus was originally described as Congromuraena megastomus by Günther in 1877. It belongs to the family Congridae and subfamily Congrinae. It is commonly known as Oki-anago. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western North Pacific: Japan to China.
Species   megastomus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1877
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Congrinae Congrinae
Genus   Congriscus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae
Genus   Congriscus
Original Name   Congromuraena        
Taxon Name   megastoma
Original Combination   Congromuraena megastoma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Congromuraena megastoma
OriginalSubGenus   Congromuraena
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1877
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Congrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Inoshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Inland Sea.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wheeler & O'Riordan 1969:94 [ref. 20752].
Primary Code   ---
Page   445

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Congriscus coheni
Current Species   coheni
Current Genus Congriscus
Current AuthorWI Castle [P. H. J.] & Raju [N. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Castle & Raju
Current Year   1877
Current Family Congridae
Current Subfamily
Congrinae Congrinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Distribution Western North Pacific: Japan to China.

Current Summary   Valid as Congriscus megastomus  (Günther 1877). Congridae: Congrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Congriscus megastomus  (Günther 1877) -- (Ida in Okamura et al. 1982:61, 318 [ref. 8256], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:28 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:91, 318 [ref. 8057], Nakabo 2000:228 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:294 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:228 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:401 [ref. 28370], Zhang et al. 2010:197 [ref. 31511], Shinohara et al. 2014:237 [ref. 33330]).

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maldivensis Congriscus maldivensis (Norman [J. R.] 1939)Valid
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