Scientific Name
Oxyconger leptognathus  
Oxyconger leptognathus狹頜海鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1858) Depth 40 - 550M
Chinese 狹頜海鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 海鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F084 Muraenesocidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 細頜鰻 
Max Length 60 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 丁香鰻、尖嘴鰻、尖嘴海鰻(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Conger leptognathus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Chen, J. T. F. and H. T. C. Weng (1967) A review of the Apodal fishes of Taiwan. Biological Bulletin Tunghai University Ichthyology Series Number 6 No. 32: 1-86.  Bleeker, P. 1858 Chen, J. T. F. etc. 1967 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054485. ASIZP0060163. ASIZP0060862. ASIZP0063669. ASIZP0066667. ASIZP0801783. ASIZP0901269. ASIZP0911783. CAS28162. FRIP00771. NMMBP04586. NMMBP04587. NMMBP04588. NMMBP04589. NMMBP05208. NMMBP08813. NTMP0412. NTMP1131. NTUM06975. SIO70-275d. USNM00345579.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Shorttail pike conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic BD. 20-21, HL. 5 in TL. Eye 9, snout 2.4, gape 1.6 in HL. Tail about 1.4 in length of head and trunk. Vomer without a median series of enlarged fangs; caudal fin reduced, tip of tail blunt; anus behind midlength. Color in formalin light brown, with minute dusky spots, darker above, paler below. Vertical fins with black margin. Pectoral fins whitish.
habitats Found on the continental shelf, in less than 100 m depth. Deep-sea eel, small size. Poorly known. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Taiwan and Japan to Western Australia and New South Wales. 
Utility Fisheries, low interest.