Scientific Name
Bathygadus nipponicus  
Bathygadus nipponicus日本底尾鱈
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Gilbert, 1904) Depth 350 - 700M
Chinese 日本底尾鱈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠尾鱈科 Economic Fish No 
Family F215 Macrouridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 日本底尾鱈 
Max Length 56.5 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 Suruga Bay, Japan, depth 207-250 fathoms 
Synonyms Regania nipponica   
Reference 邱美倫(2002)碩士論文;Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2003)  Okamura, O. 1970 Okamura, O. 1970 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0064117. ASIZP0064274. ASIZP0065634. ASIZP0066126. ASIZP0070213. ASIZP0801567. ASIZP0911567.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Grenadier; Rattail; Whiptail 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D1.II,9-10;P.i18;V.9-10;Scales 1D.7,2D.10;GR-I (outer/inner) 5+18/3+15; Pc. 49. Head moderately wide, longer than half length to vent. Snout low, broad, longer than or as long as orbit; the width at frontal margin of orbit much narrower than the preocular length. Orbit large. Mouth terminal and lateral,no chin bable. Teeth minute, rather conical in shape, set in broad band on premaxillary and in narrow band on dentary. Scales cycloid. Mandibular ramus with double scale rows.
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.