Scientific Name
Ariosoma major  
Ariosoma major大錐體糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Asano, 1958) Depth 20 - 200M
Chinese 大錐體糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 大美體鰻(大奇鰻) 
Max Length 53 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Shibushi, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan 
Synonyms Alloconger shiroanago, Alloconger shiroanago major, Ariosoma shiroanago major   
Reference Fishbase(2012);張詠絮(2011)臺灣海域糯鰻之分類研究,國立臺灣海洋大學碩士學位論文。   Asano, H. 1958 
Specimen List ASIZP0054463. ASIZP0056620. ASIZP0060858. FRIP20314. NTOU-AE5498. NTOU-AE5642. NTOU-AE5643. NTUM06276.  
Common Name Sand conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral well developed, caudal present. No spots on upper and lower sides after rear margin of eye. Premaxillary teeth protrude when mouth closed. Rictus in advance of the middle of eye, or 1/2 of pectoral fin. Gill slit large; posterior nostril without flaps, fin rays unsegmented. Teeth conical,†jaws teeth anterior 3-4 rows, posterior in one row; vomerine teeth anterior 2-3 rows, posterior in 1 row; premaxillary teeth connected with vomerine teeth. Dorsal fin origin above gill slit. Vertebrae 143. Total length 17.7 of body depth, 6.5 of head length; caudal length 1.3 of the length from head to trunk; head length 4.7 of snout length; snout length 1.1of diameter of eye; pectoral fin 2.1 of snout length.Eye large; snout short; tongue wide, free. Caudal compressed. Body brown, dorsal and anal black.
habitats Inhabit in sandy bottoms of continental shelf.  
Distribution Indo-Pacific.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery, caught by benthic