Scientific Name
Kumba japonica  
Kumba japonica日本舟尾鱈
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Matsubara, 1943) Depth 550 - 710M
Chinese 日本舟尾鱈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠尾鱈科 Economic Fish No 
Family F215 Macrouridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 日本舟尾鱈 
Max Length 17.6 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 Kumano-Nada, Japan 
Synonyms Lionurus japonicus, Nezumia japonicus, Ventrifossa japonica   
Reference 邱美倫(2002)碩士論文;Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2003)  Matsubara, K. 1943 Iwamoto, T. etc. 1994 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0061240. ASIZP0061241. ASIZP0066371. ASIZP0066941. ASIZP0070681.  
Common Name Grenadier 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D1.II, 10-11; P.i19-i21; V.11-12; GR-I(outer/inner)8-10/12-13; Pc.40-52. Head firm, non-inflated head sensory canals with prominent pores; scaleless area on dorsal surface of snout extends only to lateral nasal angles; V. 11-12; orbit 36-43% HL, snout and interorbital much shorter than orbit, snout about 1.25-1.5, interorbital 1.4-1.7 into orbit; ADW and PDW lens-like and widely separated. Three small black pigmented areas neat mid-length of anal fin base.
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.