Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Anguilliformes > Family Congridae > Subfamily Bathymyrinae > Genus Ariosoma

Ariosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AriosomaSwainson, 1838accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: ngjale deti e baleareve sources: Fishbase
 Catalan: congre de sucre; congre dolç; congre roig; congre ros sources: TermCat, The Center for Terminology.
 Croatian: ugoric zlatar sources: Fishbase
 Czech: úhořovec malý sources: Fishbase
 Danish: Balearisk havål sources: Fishbase
 English: bandtooth conger sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 French: congre des Baléares sources: Club d'immersió Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 German: Azorenmuräne; goldener Balearen-Meeraal sources: Fishbase
 Greek: Χελομουγκρί sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): קונגר בלארי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: Chelomougri; Cicirusmiru; Cirrimbidda; grongo delle Baleari; uocchie 'e luce sources: Fishbase
 Maltese: Morina falza; Serp il-bahar sources: Fishbase
 Polish: konger bialopletwy sources: Fishbase
 Portuguese: congro-das-Baleares sources: Club d'immersió Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 Spanish, Castillian: congrillo de charco; congrio balear; varga


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Welshman, D., S. Kohler, J. Black and L. Van Guelpen. 2003. An atlas of distributions of Canadian Atlantic fishes.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

McEachran, J. D. 2009. Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source

Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.





External Links

GenBank (7 nucleotides; 2 proteins)
Barcode of Life (18 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)


Bailly, N. (2014). Ariosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126283




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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