Bathycongrus bleekeri

Bathycongrus bleekeri is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[2] It was described by Henry Weed Fowler in 1934.[3] It is a tropical, marine eel which is known from the Philippines, in the western central Pacific Ocean. It is known to dwell at a depth of 51 metres. Males can reach a maximum total length of 8 centimetres.[2]

Bathycongrus bleekeri
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathycongrus
Species:
B. bleekeri
Binomial name
Bathycongrus bleekeri
Fowler, 1934
Synonyms[1]
  • Ariosoma bleekeri (Fowler, 1934)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Synonyms of Bathycongrus bleekeri at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Bathycongrus bleekeri at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Fowler, H. W., 1934 (20 Jan.) [ref. 1416] Descriptions of new fishes obtained 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933): 233-367.