Scientific Name
Brachysomophis crocodilinus  
Brachysomophis crocodilinus鱷形短體蛇鰻
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Author (Bennett, 1833) Depth 0 - 30M
Chinese 鱷形短體蛇鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蛇鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F081 Ophichthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 鱷形短體鰻 
Max Length 120 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鰻仔、硬骨篡、篡仔、硬骨仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Ambon, Moluccas/Maluku, Indonesia [Banda Sea, western Pacific] [original locality Mauritius] 
Synonyms Achirophichthys typus, Brachysomophis horridus, Brachysomophis sauropsis, Brachysonophis crocodilinus, Ophichthys crocodilinus, Ophisurus crocodilinus   
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.  Bennett, E. T. 1833 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 John E. McCosker etc. 2001 
Specimen List
Common Name Reptilian snake eel; Crocodile snake eel; Crocodile snake-eel; Henshaw's snake eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist