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Rhynchoconger nitens

(Jordan & Bollman 1890)

Rhynchoconger nitens was originally described as Ophisoma nitens by Jordan & Bollman in 1890. It belongs to the family Congridae and subfamily Congrinae. It is commonly known as Bignose conger and is known needletail conger in USA, Congre à grand nez in France, Congrio trompudo in Spain, Bignose conger in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   nitens
AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Jordan & Bollman
Qualification   ---
Year   1890
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Congrinae Congrinae
Genus   Rhynchoconger
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae
Genus   Rhynchoconger
Original Name   Ophisoma        
Taxon Name   nitens
Original Combination   Ophisoma nitens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophisoma nitens
OriginalSubGenus   Ophisoma
Original Author   Jordan & Bollman
Original AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1890
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Congrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Pacific coast of Panama/Colombia, 8°47'00"N, 79°29'30"W, Albatross station 2801, depth 14 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Smith 1994:10 [ref. 21917].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 44395
Page   153

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhynchoconger nitens
Current Species nitens
Current Genus Rhynchoconger
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Jordan & Bollman
Current Year 1890
Current Family Congridae
Current Subfamily
Congrinae Congrinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 25 to 90 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Rhynchoconger nitens  (Jordan & Bollman 1890). Congridae: Congrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Hildebrandia nitens (Jordan & Bollman 1890) -- (Raju 1985:11 [ref. 5287]). •Valid as Rhynchoconger nitens (Jordan & Bollman 1890) -- (Smith 1989:526 [ref. 13285], Allen & Robertson 1994:59 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:38 [ref. 23101], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1035 [ref. 22829], Béarez et al. 2002:9 [ref. 26262], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708], González-Murcia et al. 2019:288 [ref. 36544]).

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brachuata Rhynchoconger brachuata Chu [K.-Y.] & Chen [T.-R.] 1958Synonym
brevirostris Rhynchoconger brevirostris Chen [J. T. F.] & Weng [H. T. C.] 1967Synonym
ectenurus Rhynchoconger ectenurus (Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909)Valid
enchodon Rhynchoconger enchodon (Lea [E.] 1913)Synonym
flava Rhynchoconger flava (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Synonym
flavus Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Valid
gracilior Rhynchoconger gracilior (Ginsburg [I.] 1951)Valid
guppyi Rhynchoconger guppyi (Norman [J. R.] 1925)Valid
lychnus Rhynchoconger lychnus (Garman [S.] 1899)Synonym
macrosoma Rhynchoconger macrosoma (Ginsburg [I.] 1951)Synonym
squaliceps Rhynchoconger squaliceps (Alcock [A. W.] 1894)Valid
trewavasae Rhynchoconger trewavasae Ben-Tuvia [A.] 1993Valid
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