Bathycongrus macrocercus

Bathycongrus macrocercus is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[2] It was described by Alfred William Alcock in 1894, originally under the genus Congromuraena.[3] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the Andaman Islands, in the eastern Indian Ocean.[2]

Bathycongrus macrocercus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathycongrus
B. macrocercus
Binomial name
Bathycongrus macrocercus
(Alcock, 1894)
  • Congromuraena macrocercus Alcock, 1894


  1. ^ Synonyms of Bathycongrus macrocercus at
  2. ^ a b Bathycongrus macrocercus at
  3. ^ Alcock, A. W., 1894 [ref. 90] Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer `Investigator,'... Series II., No. 11. An account of a recent collection of bathybial fishes from the Bay of Bengal and from the Laccadive Sea. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 63 (pt 2): 115-137, Pls. 6-7.