Scientific Name
Conger japonicus  
Conger japonicus日本糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author Bleeker, 1879 Depth 1 - 100M
Chinese 日本糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 日本康吉鰻 
Max Length 140 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻、黑鰻、烏鰻(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、South West、North、North East 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);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。   Bleeker, P. 1879 Ochiai, A. etc. 1978 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0700224. FRIP00286. FRIP00287. FRIP01363. FRIP20420. NMMBP03529. NMMBP04531. NMMSTP00502. NTOU-AE5507. NTOU-AE5510. NTOU-AE5511. NTUM06176.  
Common Name Beach conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin well developed. Fin-rays segmented; upper lip folded with groove. Rictus in advance of rear margin of eye. Teeth small, premaxillary teeth not protrude when mouth closed. Teeth conical; upper and lower ⁊aws teeth in a row; vomerine teeth conical, in short band. Dorsal fin origin far behind tip of pectoral. Vertebrae 142-145. Total length 10.5 of body depth, 5.9 of head length; caudal length 1.3 of the length from head to trunk; head length 4.5 of snout length; snout length 2.0 of the diameter of eye; Pectoral lenhth 1.5 of snouth length. Rear of caudal compressed. Anus on anterior half of body. Body deep brown, pale below. West Pacific.
habitats Inhabit in coral reef to sandy bottoms of continental shelf.  
Distribution West pacific.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.