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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae Conger and garden eels
Subfamily: Heterocongrinae
Genus: Gorgasia

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 121 cm TL
Gorgasia barnesi Robison & Lancraft, 1984

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gorgasia barnesi
[Barnes' garden eel]
No picture found


 
Gorgasia cotroneii
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Gorgasia galzini Castle & Randall, 1999

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia galzini
[Speckled garden-eel]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 59.8 cm SL
Gorgasia hawaiiensis Randall & Chess, 1980

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Gorgasia hawaiiensis
[Hawaiian garden eel]
No picture found


 
Gorgasia inferomaculata
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Northwest and Southwest P
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Gorgasia japonica Abe, Miki & Asai, 1977

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Gorgasia japonica
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75.1 cm TL
Gorgasia klausewitzi Quéro & Saldanha, 1995

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia klausewitzi
[Klausewitz' garden eel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Gorgasia maculata Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gorgasia maculata
[Whitespotted garden eel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Gorgasia naeocepaea (Böhlke, 1951)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Gorgasia naeocepaea
[Freckled garden eel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Gorgasia preclara Böhlke & Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Gorgasia preclara
[Splendid garden eel]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gorgasia punctata Meek & Hildebrand, 1923

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Gorgasia punctata
[Peppered garden eel]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 83.8 cm TL
Gorgasia sillneri Klausewitz, 1962

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Gorgasia sillneri
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 74.1 cm TL
Gorgasia taiwanensis Shao, 1990

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Gorgasia taiwanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 118.6 cm TL

 
Gorgasia thamani
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14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gorgasia barnesi Barnes' garden eel Western Pacific 121 TL 1984
Gorgasia cotroneii Western Indian Ocean 1928
Gorgasia galzini Speckled garden-eel Pacific Ocean 53 TL 1999
Gorgasia hawaiiensis Hawaiian garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 59.8 SL 1980
Gorgasia inferomaculata Eastern Central Atlantic 1977
Gorgasia japonica Northwest and Southwest P 100 TL 1977
Gorgasia klausewitzi Klausewitz' garden eel Indian Ocean 75.1 TL 1995
Gorgasia maculata Whitespotted garden eel Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1959
Gorgasia naeocepaea Freckled garden eel Western Central Pacific 75 TL 1951
Gorgasia preclara Splendid garden eel Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1981
Gorgasia punctata Peppered garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 50 TL 1923
Gorgasia sillneri Western Indian Ocean 83.8 TL 1962
Gorgasia taiwanensis Northwest Pacific 74.1 TL 1990
Gorgasia thamani Western Central Pacific 118.6 TL 2004



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