Uroconger syringinus

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
CongridaeUroconger syringinusGinsburg1954Threadtail Conger

Uroconger syringinus

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.

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