Scientific Name
Ophichthus apicalis  
Ophichthus apicalis尖吻蛇鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830) Depth 1 - 20M
Chinese 尖吻蛇鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蛇鰻科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F081 Ophichthidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 尖吻蛇鰻 
Max Length 45 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鰻仔、硬骨篡、篡仔、硬骨仔、土龍、頂蛇鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South West、North、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Sumatra, Indonesia 
Synonyms Ophichthus bangko, Ophichthys apicalis, Ophictus unicolor, Ophisurus apicalis, Ophisurus bangko, Ophisurus compar, Ophisurus diepenhorsti, Ophisurus spadiceus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List NMMBP02856. NMMBP03570. NMMBP03674. NMMBP03758. NMMBP03811. NMMBP03813. NMMBP05312. NMMBP06658. NMNSF00451.  
Common Name Bluntnose snake-eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist