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 for congo eel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eelpout \Eel"pout`\, n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo["o]l.)
     (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus), remarkable for
         producing living young; -- called also greenbone,
         guffer, bard, and Maroona eel. Also, an American
         species ({Z. anguillaris), -- called also mutton fish,
         and, erroneously, congo eel, ling, and lamper eel.
         Both are edible, but of little value.
     (b) A fresh-water fish, the burbot.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  congo eel
      n 1: aquatic eel-shaped salamander having two pairs of very
           small feet; of still muddy waters in the southern United
           States [syn: amphiuma, congo snake, congo eel, blind
           eel]

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