Scientific Name
Dysomma goslinei  
Dysomma goslinei高氏前肛鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Robins & Robins, 1976 Depth 100 - 200M
Chinese 高氏前肛鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 合鰓鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F080 Synaphobranchidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 高氏前肛鰻 
Max Length 19.7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 合鰓鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、South West 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Indian Ocean, 14°52'N, 96°39'E 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); 陳餘鋆論文(2002)  Böhlke, J. E. 1949 Robins, C. H. etc. 1976 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 陳餘鋆 2002 
Specimen List
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 absent; jaws teeth small, in 4 rows, the mostt inner row of teeth large. Vomerine teeth 4, all compound, Dorsal fin origin behind the base of pectoral fin. Vertebrae 130-131(123). Total length 17.3 of body depth, 8.3 of head length; caudal length 5.9 of the length from head to trunk; head length 4.2 of snout length; snout length 10.0 diameter of eye. Anus in advanal of the tip of pectoral fin. Lateral line end 1/4 of the body.
habitats Demersal fishes; inhabit in 100 to 400 meters deep, feed on small fishes, crustceans and other invertebrates. 
Distribution Indian Ocean and South Western of Taiwan waters. 
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.