Scientific Name
Meadia roseni  
Meadia roseni羅氏箭齒前肛鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Mok, Lee & Chan, 1991 Depth 200 - 1020M
Chinese 羅氏箭齒前肛鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 合鰓鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F080 Synaphobranchidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 羅氏箭齒前肛鰻 
Max Length 74.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 羅氏昏糯鰻、合鰓鰻 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan South West 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Off Tongkang, southwestern Taiwan, 22°21'05 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);陳餘鋆, 2002. 臺灣深海鰻類的分類,分布,柔軟器官及以腦部形態與尾鰭骨骼探討真鰻類及糯鰻亞目之親緣關係; 楊瑋庭 , 2011. 碩士論文:臺灣合鰓鰻科魚類之初步分類研究.  Böhlke, J. E. 1956 Eugenia B. Bohlke, ed. 1989 Mok, H.-K., C.-Y. Lee etc. 1991 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0060872. ASIZP0072274. ASIZP0072277. ASIZP0804897. ASIZP0914897. SIO00-37.  
Common Name Arrowtooth eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic No scale. Pectoral fin well derdoped. Upper jaw longer than lower jaw. Premaxillary teeth canine in a patch. Upper jaw teeth small in a band; lower jaw teeth small in a band; vomerine teeth conical, anterior five large, Posterior small, in a row. Dorsal fin origin hehind the anus. Vertebr 200-203. Total length 14.9 of body depth, 6.5 of head length; caudal length 3.4 of the length from head to trunk; head length 3.9 of snout length; snout length 3.3 of diameter of eye. Rictus beyond rear of eye. Eye large. Cadal fin present. Dorsal, anal fin confluent with caudal fin. The distance of anus to gill slit shorter than head length. Anterior nostril tubule, posterior nostril hole, in advance of the eye. Body color gray to brown, dorsal anal fin light brown.
habitats Demersal fishes; inhabit in 100 to 400 meters deep, feed on small fishes, crustceans and other invertebrates.  
Distribution Indian, Pacific and Atlantic. 
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.