Bathycongrus bertini

Bathycongrus bertini is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[2] It was described by Max Poll in 1953, originally under the genus Congermuraena.[3] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from Mauritania to Angola, in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It dwells at a depth range of 200–400 metres. Males can reach a maximum total length of 39 centimetres.[2]

Bathycongrus bertini
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathycongrus
Species:
B. bertini
Binomial name
Bathycongrus bertini
(Poll, 1953)
Synonyms[1]
  • Congermuraena bertini Poll, 1953
  • Rhechias bertini (Poll, 1953)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Synonyms of Bathycongrus bertini at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Bathycongrus bertini at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Poll, M., 1953 (30 Nov.) [ref. 12713] Poissons III. Téléostéens Malacoptérygiens. Résultats scientifique. Expédition océanographic belge dans les eaux côtières africaines de l'Atlantique sud (1948–1949). Bruxelles. v. 4 (no. 2): 1–258, Pls. 1–8.