Paraconger caudilimbatus (Poey, 1867)
Margintail conger
photo by FAO

 Family:  Congridae (Conger and garden eels), subfamily: Bathymyrinae
 Max. size:  51 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range - 75 m
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: North Carolina and Florida, USA; Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico, and Cuba; Venezuela and probably Colombia (Ref. 5217).
 Diagnosis:  Reduced caudal fin. 40 to 43 preanal pores in lateral line (Ref. 26938).
 Biology:  Occurs in neritic waters of the continental shelf; not observed around oceanic islands (Ref. 5217). Found on muddy and sandy bottoms (Ref. 5217).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 19.08.03
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.08.94

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