Scientific Name
Bathymyrus simus  
Bathymyrus simus銼吻淵油鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Smith, 1965 Depth - 400M
Chinese 銼吻淵油鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 銼吻淵油鰻(銼吻海康吉鰻) 
Max Length 32.6 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 深海糯鰻、糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South West、PonFu 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Moderately deep water, Vietnam 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Smith, J. L. B. 1965 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0900335. NMMBP03512. NMMBP03555. NMMBP03646. NMMBP03655. NMMBP03680. NMMBP03696. NMMBP03722. NMMBP03738. NMMBP03779. NMMBP03780. NMMBP03787. NMMBP03820. NMMBP03825. NMMBP04458. NMMBP05789. NMMBP05790. NMMBP06115. NMMBP06118. NMMBP06163.  
Common Name Conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin well developed. Premaxillary teeth protude on tip of snout. Snout short. Preanal lateral-line pores less than 42, rictus till margin of eye. Posterior nostrils have flaps on the margin of lip. Unsegmented rays. Teeth conical; upper ja⁷s teeth in 2 rows, lower ja⁷s teeth anterior in 3 or 4 rows, Posterior in 2 rows, premaxillary teeth vomerine teeth separated, vomerine teeth anterior in bands. Dorsal fin origin above gill slit. Vertebrae 125-127. Total length 14.4 of body depth, 6.6 of head length; caudal length 1.7 of the length from head to trunk; head length 6.3 of snout length; snout length 0.9 of the diameter of eye; pectoral-fin length 1.6 f snout length. Dorsal and anal fin white. Body blunt, eye large, head large. Rear of caudal compressed. Tongue fixed. Anus on posterior half. Upper part of body light brown, pale below.
habitats Inhabit in the sandy bottom of 300-600 meters deep. 
Distribution West Pacific‮ Its only found in southwestern waters in Taiwan.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.