Scientific Name
Bathyuroconger vicinus  
Bathyuroconger vicinus深海尾糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Vaillant, 1888) Depth 120 - 1633M
Chinese 深海尾糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 深海尾鰻 
Max Length 88 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 深海尾鰻、糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South、South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Coasts of Soudan (depth 932 meters); Argnin Bank (depth 1495 meters); Cape Verde Islands (depth 1633 meters) 
Synonyms Bathyuroconger braueri, Uroconger braueri, Uroconger vicinus   
Reference   Böhlke, J. E. 1956 Eugenia B. Bohlke, ed. 1989 吳宗翰 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0060162. ASIZP0060175. ASIZP0061124. ASIZP0061475. ASIZP0063134. ASIZP0063251. ASIZP0063293. ASIZP0700247. ASIZP0800969. ASIZP0800970. ASIZP0801578. ASIZP0910969. ASIZP0910970. ASIZP0911578. NMMSTP01686. NTOU-AE5831. NTOU-AE5832. NTOU-AE5833. SIO00-86b.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Large-toothed conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin present. Body long, eye large, snout blunt; rictus till the mid-eye. (Indo-Pacific) or rear margin (Atlantic). Tail compressed, coudal well developed and black. Anus on the anterior half@(40). Anterior nostril rear tip of snout, posterior nostril in advance of eye, no flaps; rear of caudal soft and slender. Segmented rays. Upper lip unfolded. Premaxillary teeth protrude out when mouth closed, jaw teeth canine, irregular in 2 rows, inner smaller than outer. Vomerine teeth canine 2. Dorsal fin origin behind the base of pectoral. Vertebrae 179-206. Total length 6.6-14.0 of body depth, 2.5-3.3 of head length; caudal length 1.5 of the length from head to trunk; head length 3.3-4.0 of snout length; snout length 1.9-2.4 of diameter of eye. Dorsal and anal fin confluent with caudal fin. Body white, slightly translucent, pale below; rear margin of dorsal, anal and caudal fin black.
habitats Uroconger lepturus size larger than the former. Inhabit in sandy bottom of 229-1318 meters deep.  
Distribution Mozambique channel. West Pacific, Hawaii, East Atlantic and tropical West Atlantic.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.