Scientific Name
Coelorinchus multispinulosus
Coelorinchus multispinulosus多棘腔吻鱈
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Katayama, 1942 Depth 146 - 300M
Chinese 多棘腔吻鱈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠尾鱈科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F215 Macrouridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 多棘腔吻鱈 
Max Length 38 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鱈魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tsuiyama market, Yogo Prefecture, Japan 
Synonyms Caelorinchus multispinulosus, Coelorhynchus japonicus, Coelorhynchus multispinulosus, Coelorhynchus vermicularis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);邱美倫(2002)碩士論文;Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Katayama, M. 1942 Okamura, O. 1970 Okamura, O. 1970 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055477. ASIZP0057306. ASIZP0058021. ASIZP0058635. ASIZP0058699. ASIZP0061047. ASIZP0061084. ASIZP0061104. ASIZP0061215. ASIZP0061333. ASIZP0065174. ASIZP0065651. ASIZP0065653. ASIZP0065796. ASIZP0066924. ASIZP0070663. ASIZP0700033. ASIZP0800964. ASIZP0800965. ASIZP0910964. ASIZP0910965. CAS214597. FRIP00147. FRIP00279. NMMBP01155. NMMBP05182. NMMBP05812. NMMSTP00183. NTMP0243. NTMP0821. NTMP1144. NTUM06125. NTUM06127. NTUM06128. NTUM06267. NTUM06462. NTUM06889. ...List all 37 records... 
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Spearnose grenadier 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Snout long, 42 to 45% of head length, tipped with an acutely pointed scute, its anterolateral margin incompletely supported by bone; orbits moderate-sized; their diameter 22 to 27% of head length; upper jaw 27 to 31% of head length; small teeth in bands in both jaws, those in lower jaw may be in only 2 or 3 irregular series; inner gill rakers on first arch 1 to 2 +6 to 8; head ridges not excessively spiny or coarsely developed; broad naked areas above snout; underside of head naked except for characteristic cresecent-shaped patch below anterolateral margin of snout. First dorsal fin with 2 spines and 8 to 10 rays, second spinous ray less than postrostral length of head; pectoral fin rays i13 to i17. Blackish streak of light organ long, extending from anus to near isthmus. Scales thin, relatively adherent, body scales with small, slender, weak spinules (15 to 73) in quincunx order; scales below midbase of first dorsal fin 3.5 to 4.5. Pyloric caeca 11 to 20.
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 to China Sea and northeastern Taiwan, Tashi ; 24 54'63"N, 122 03'49"E; Nanfanao, 24°32, 20' N 122°30, 20'E; Tungkang, 22∘12,93'N120∘30,59'E.