Scientific Name
Dysomma anguillare  
Dysomma anguillare前肛鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Barnard, 1923 Depth 30 - 270M
Chinese 前肛鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 合鰓鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F080 Synaphobranchidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 前肛鰻 
Max Length 52 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 合鰓鰻 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Tugela River mouth, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 63 fathoms [115 meters] 
Synonyms Dysomma anguillaris, Dysomma zanzibarensis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); 陳餘鋆博士論文(2002)  Böhlke, J. E. 1949 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 陳餘鋆 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0060189. ASIZP0060190. ASIZP0060464. ASIZP0062290. ASIZP0062291. ASIZP0063650. ASIZP0063652. ASIZP0064311. ASIZP0065770. ASIZP0065916. ASIZP0066024. ASIZP0071586. ASIZP0071596. ASIZP0071604. ASIZP0071613. ASIZP0072273. ASIZP0072275. ASIZP0074486. ASIZP0800649. ASIZP0800817. ASIZP0801134. ASIZP0900298. ASIZP0910649. ASIZP0910817. ASIZP0911134. CAS28160. CAS35143. FRIP00376. FRIP03193. FRIP03219. NMMBP02843. NMMBP02861. NMMBP02875. NMMBP03591. NMMBP03652. NMMBP04517. NMMBP05708. ...List all 59 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,95% 2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Shortbelly eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic No scale, pectoral fin present. Upper jaw longer than lower jaw. Premaxillary teeth 2, small; lower jaw teeth in one row, large canine teeth; vomerine teeth five. Premaxillary teeth and vomerine teeth are all compound teeth, dorsal fin origin before the pectoral fin.119-130. Total length 15.6 of body depth, 7.4 of head length; caudal length 6.7 of the length from head to trunk; head length 5.1 of snout length, snout length 3.3 of diameter of eye. Rictus behyond rear margin of eye. Eye small, caudal present, tail end truncate. Trunk length shorter than head length. Body gray, pale below, dorsal and anal white.
habitats Demersal fishes; inhabit in 100 to 400 meters deep, feed on small fishes, crustaceans and other invertebrates.  
Utility Lots of quantities but no fishery value, caught but benthic trawling.