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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae Conger and garden eels
Subfamily: Congrinae
Genus: Bassanago

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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bassanago albescens (Barnard, 1923)

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Bassanago albescens
[Hairy conger]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 68.5 cm TL
Bassanago bulbiceps Whitley, 1948

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bassanago bulbiceps
[Swollen-headed conger eel]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bassanago hirsutus (Castle, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bassanago hirsutus
[Deepsea conger]
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Max. Length 46.5 cm TL

 
Bassanago nielseni
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bassanago albescens Hairy conger Southeast Pacific 100 TL 1923
Bassanago bulbiceps Swollen-headed conger eel Southwest Pacific. 68.5 TL 1948
Bassanago hirsutus Deepsea conger Southwest Pacific. 100 TL 1960
Bassanago nielseni Southeast Pacific 46.5 TL 1990



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