Scientific Name
Aulotrachichthys prosthemius
Aulotrachichthys prosthemius前肛管燧鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Fowler, 1902) Depth 90 - 110M
Chinese 前肛管燧鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燧鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F280 Trachichthyidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 前肛管燧鯛 
Max Length 6.14 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 燧鯛 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Coastal  Holotype Locality Suruga Bay, Japan [Western North Pacific], Albatross station 3730 
Synonyms Paratrachichthys prosthemius   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1902 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057470. ASIZP0058257. ASIZP0058616. ASIZP0058906. ASIZP0060081. ASIZP0060235. ASIZP0061011. ASIZP0061054. ASIZP0061180. ASIZP0061495. ASIZP0062371. ASIZP0064299. ASIZP0066013. ASIZP0066014. ASIZP0066017. ASIZP0066686. ASIZP0066687. ASIZP0070593. ASIZP0074581. ASIZP0074772. ASIZP0078793. ASIZP0700120. ASIZP0800676. ASIZP0800677. ASIZP0800678. ASIZP0910676. ASIZP0910677. ASIZP0910678. FRIP00107. FRIP01290. FWO1746-T. NMMBP00894. NMMBP00895. NMMBP00908. NMMBP01010. NMMBP01016. NMMBP01146. ...List all 55 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Slimehead 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with V-VI spines and 14 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8-9 soft rays. Caudal fin forked. Cover with small Ctenoid Scales. Abdomen middle line between pelvic fin and anal fin has 10-15 scutes. Body grey brown, all fins are light.
habitats Inhabit bathypelagic marine environment; depth range 90 - 110 m. Attains maxi size 6.1cm SL. 
Distribution North Pacific: southern Japan and Hawaii 
Utility Of no interest.