Scientific Name
Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus  
Parabathymyrus macrophthalmus大眼擬深海蠕鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author Kamohara, 1938 Depth 200 - 400M
Chinese 大眼擬深海蠕鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 大眼擬海蠕鰻 
Max Length 47 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 糯鰻、大眼擬海蠕鰻、糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻 
Distribution in World East India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Mimase, Kochi Prefecture, Japan 
Synonyms Myrophis macrophthalmus   
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。   益田一, 尼岡邦夫, 荒賀忠一, 上野輝彌, 吉野哲夫 編 1984 
Specimen List ASIZP0060859. ASIZP0065131. ASIZP0068117Paratype. ASIZP0071593. ASIZP0071594. ASIZP0071614. ASIZP0800806. ASIZP0803878. ASIZP0910806. ASIZP0913878. FRIP00740. FRIP00784. FRIP01353. NMMBP06392. NTOU-AE5808.  
Common Name Conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin well developed. Spots on the tip of snout. Preanal lateral-line pores less than 42. Snout short, rictus till margin of eye. Posterior nostrils have flaps on the margin of lip. Unsegmented rays. Teeth conical; upper jaw teeth in 2 rows, lower jaw teeth anterior in 3 or 4 rows, Posterior in 2 rows, premaxillary teeth and vomerine teeth separated, vomerine teeth anterior in bands. Dorsal fin origin above gill slit. Vertebra 131-134. Total length 15.9 of body depth, 6.1 of head length; caudal length 1.5 of the length from head to trunk; head length 5.6 of snout length; snout length 1.1 of diameter of eye; pectoral-fin length 1.5 of snout length. Dorsal and anal fin white. Body blunt, eye large, head large. Rear of caudal compressed. Tongue fixed. Anus on the posterior half. Upper part of body light brown, pale below.
habitats Inhabit in the sandy bottom of less than 400 meters deep.  
Distribution West Pacific.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.