Scientific Name
Brachysomophis cirrocheilos  
Brachysomophis cirrocheilos鬚唇短體蛇鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1857) Depth 1 - 38M
Chinese 鬚唇短體蛇鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蛇鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F081 Ophichthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 鬚唇短體鰻 
Max Length 159 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大口短體蛇鰻、鰻仔、硬骨篡、篡仔、硬骨仔、龍鰻、大口蛇鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、North East 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Ambon Island, Moluccas Islands, Indonesia 
Synonyms Brachysomorphis cirrhocheilos, Ophichthys cirrochilus, Ophisurus cirrocheilos   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2008);McCosker, J.E. and J.E. Randall, 2001. Revision of the snake-eel genus Brachysomophis (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), with description of two new species and comments on the species of Mystriophis. Indo-Pacific Fishes (33):1-32.   沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 John E. McCosker etc. 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0060708. ASIZP0075285. ASIZP0807001. ASIZP0917001. FRIP20531. FRIP22132. NMMBP02793. NTMP1355.  
Common Name Stargazer snake eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist