Dubious conger

The dubious conger[2] (Bathycongrus dubius) is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[3] It was described by Charles Marcus Breder Jr. in 1927, originally under the genus Pseudoxenomystax.[4] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the western Atlantic Ocean, including the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and the Guianas. It dwells at a depth range of 128–886 meters. Males can reach a maximum total length of 44.3 centimetres (1.45 ft) centimeters.[3]

Dubious conger
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathycongrus
B. dubius
Binomial name
Bathycongrus dubius
(Breder, 1927)
  • Pseudoxenomystax dubius Breder, 1927


  1. ^ Synonyms of Bathycongrus dubius at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Common names for Bathycongrus dubius at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ a b Bathycongrus dubius at www.fishbase.org.
  4. ^ Breder, C. M., Jr., 1927 (19 Oct.) [ref. 635] Scientific results of the first oceanographic expedition of the "Pawnee" 1925. Fishes. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection Yale University v. 1 (art. 1): 1-90.