Genus: Bathyuroconger, Conger eels, Conger-eels
jaw teeth: in bands, multiple rows, front = fangs
roof mouth teeth: multiple rows, some large
Elongate; tail > 60 % of TL, slender, narrowing to a point; head large; front nostril tubular, near front of snout, projects to side; rear nostril a small hole before about mid-eye; jaws nearly equal; top and bottom lips without flanges; teeth = strong fangs; teeth between top jaws large, in two transverse rows, separated from those in center of roof of mouth; teeth on center front of roof of mouth few, at front, usually a large tooth in center of those; teeth on top jaws in narrow bands, outer teeth larger; lower jaw with teeth in 2-3 irregular rows, front teeth of outer series much larger; dorsal fin begins over or a little behind pectoral base; pectoral well developed, its base ends above gill opening; dorsal and anal fins continuous with the tail fin; a complete lateral line.
A pantropical genus with seven species; one in the Greater Caribbean.