Scientific Name
Anguilla bicolor pacifica  
Anguilla bicolor pacifica太平洋雙色鰻鱺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Schmidt, 1928 Depth 0 - M
Chinese 太平洋雙色鰻鱺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰻鱺科 Economic Fish No 
Family F074 Anguillidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 太平洋雙色鰻鱺 
Max Length 123 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 短鰭鰻、二色鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Estuary、Fresh Water、
Holotype Locality Malay coast 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.3(FAO,1999)  Schmidt, J. 1928 Böhlke, J. E. 1949 Böhlke, J. E. 1949 Tzeng, W.N. etc. 1983 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List NTUM08691.  
Common Name Indian short-finned eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     DD 2012 Redlist of Fresh Water Fishes::DD
Characteristic Head moderately compressed, shaped like a blunt awl. Mouth large and protractile. Lower jaw protruded, posterior end of upper jaw behind posterior margin of eye, both upper and lower jaw with teeth. Body cylindrical, elongated like a snake, posterior laterally compressed. Pectoral fin small; dorsal, anal and caudal fins united; dorsal fin origin closely near anal fin origin; distance between dorsal fin origin and anal fin origin shorter than 1﹪of total length; vertebrae 106-115. Plain colored, dark brown dorsally, white anteroventrally.
habitats Demersal, catadromous fish. Rest in rivers, brackish and marine areas. Biology not well known. 
Distribution Distributed from India to the West Pacific.