Bathycongrus trilineatus

Bathycongrus trilineatus is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[2] It was described by Peter Henry John Castle in 1964, originally under the genus Leptocephalus.[3] It is a tropical, marine eel which is known from the western central Pacific Ocean. It is known to dwell at a depth of 50 metres.[2]

Bathycongrus trilineatus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathycongrus
B. trilineatus
Binomial name
Bathycongrus trilineatus
(Castle, 1964)
  • Leptocephalus trilineatus Castle, 1964
  • Bathyuroconger trilineatus (Castle, 1964)


  1. ^ Synonyms of Bathycongrus trilineatus at
  2. ^ a b Bathycongrus trilineatus at
  3. ^ Castle, P. H. J., 1964 (16 Mar.) [ref. 1611] Congrid leptocephali in Australasian waters with descriptions of Conger wilsoni (Bl. and Schn.) and C. verreauxi Kaup. Zoological Publications from Victoria University of Wellington No. 37: 1-45.