Bathymyrus simus

Bathymyrus simus is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[1] It was described by J.L.B. Smith in 1965.[2] It is a tropical, marine eel which inhabits moderately deep water. It is known from the Penghu Islands and Vietnam, in the western Pacific Ocean. Males can reach a maximum total length of 19.5 centimetres.[1]

Bathymyrus simus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathymyrus
B. simus
Binomial name
Bathymyrus simus
Smith, 1965


  1. ^ a b Bathymyrus simus at
  2. ^ Smith, J. L. B., 1965 [ref. 9255] The Indian genus Bathymyrus Alcock, 1889 with description of a new species from Vietnam. Occasional Papers of the Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 2: 1-11, 1 pl.