|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Congridae||Uroconger syringinus||Ginsburg||1954||Threadtail Conger|
Unique Characters: Body moderately elongate. Mouth horizontal or slightly oblique. Snout length only slightly less than, to somewhat greater than diameter of eye. Anterior nostrils free. Pectoral fin well developed; caudal fin present though sometimes reduced. Preanal length usually less than 40% total length. Posterior nostril at or above mideye level. Dorsal- and anal-fin rays segmented. Maxillary and mandibular teeth in bands or in 2 rows, not forming a cutting edge. Tip of tail soft and flexible. Caudal fin not reduced. Upper labial flange rudimentary or absent. Vomerine teeth in a single row, reaching level of posterior end of maxillary tooth patch.
Similar Species: None.