Scientific Name
Bathygadus antrodes  
Bathygadus antrodes孔頭底尾鱈
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Starks, 1904) Depth 600 - 1200M
Chinese 孔頭底尾鱈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠尾鱈科 Economic Fish No 
Family F215 Macrouridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 孔頭底尾鱈 
Max Length 60 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鱈魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Sagami Bay, Japan, depth 501-749 fathoms 
Synonyms Melanobranchus antrodes   
Reference 邱美倫(2002)碩士論文;Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2003);Okamura, O. 1970a. Fauna Japonica. Macrourina (Pisces). Academic Press of Japan, Tokyo, 216 pp., 64 pls.;Okamura, O. (1970b) Studies on the macrouroids fishes of Japan-Morphology, ecology and phylogeny. Rep. Usa Mar. Biol Stat., Kochi Univ., 17, 1-179.;  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0061225. ASIZP0063758. ASIZP0063788. ASIZP0065515. ASIZP0065530. ASIZP0065633. ASIZP0066100. ASIZP0066110. ASIZP0066115. ASIZP0066938. ASIZP0067033. ASIZP0068048. ASIZP0070215. ASIZP0070641. ASIZP0074740. ASIZP0080285. ASIZP0801595. ASIZP0801596. ASIZP0801597. ASIZP0803809. ASIZP0807419. ASIZP0901388. ASIZP0901411. ASIZP0911595. ASIZP0911596. ASIZP0911597. ASIZP0913809. ASIZP0917419. FRIP03100.  
Common Name Grenadier; Rattail; Whiptail 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D1.II,7-9; P.i15-i16; V.9;Scales 1D.8-9,2D.9-10;GR-I (outer/inner) 26-30/19-21; Pc. 14-16. Head very wide and rather elongate. Bones of head soft and cavernous. Orbit small. Mouth terminal and oblique. Teeth minute, roughly equal, with arrow-shaped tip, set in broad band on premaxillary and in narrow band on dentary. No teeth on vomer and palatine. Barbel none. Scales cycloid, small and deciduous. Scales on mandibular ramus comparatively large, arranged in a single row.
habitats Benthopelagic fishes in the deep sea. A rare species of macrourids from the upper continental slope off northwestern Taiwan at depths between 400m and 800m. Food of these fishes consists of a wide range of fish and both benthic and pelagic invertebrates. 
Distribution Southern Japan and northeastern Taiwan, Tashi ; 24 54'63"N, 122 03'49"E