Scientific Name
Heteroconger hassi  
Heteroconger hassi哈氏異糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959) Depth 1 - 30M
Chinese 哈氏異糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 哈氏異康吉鰻 
Max Length 40 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 園鰻、糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Addu Atoll, between Gan I. and Fedu I., Maldives, Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Leptocephalus maculatus, Taenioconger haasi, Taenioconger hassi, Xarifania hassi   
Reference 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。   Böhlke, J. E. 1956 Klausewitz, W. etc. 1959 Eugenia B. Bohlke, ed. 1989 
Specimen List ASIZP0060293. ASIZP0060468. ASIZP0060860.  
Common Name Spotted garden eel; Spotted garden-eel; Garden eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body long and slender. Pectoral fin miniute. Upper lip folded on the tip of snont. Lower jaw longer than upper jaw. Premaxillary teeth small, conical, protrude when mouth closed. Rictus in advance of front margin of eye, jaw teeth in bands; vomerine teeth short. Dorsal fin rigin above tip of pectoral fin. Vertebrae 163-176. Total length 38-55 of body depth, 16-17 of head length; head length 10 of snout length; snout length 1.0 of the diameter of eye. Anus on the anterior half. Body gray, spots all over the body. Rear of caudal compressed, undeveloped. Three large black spot on the bill around, trunk and anus around.
habitats Inhabit in coral bottom of shallow waters. Specimens found in groups over the sandy bottoms.  
Distribution West Pacific.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.