Scientific Name
Ventrifossa garmani  
Ventrifossa garmani加曼氏凹腹鱈
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Author (Jordan & Gilbert, 1904) Depth 200 - 720M
Chinese 加曼氏凹腹鱈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠尾鱈科 Economic Fish No 
Family F215 Macrouridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 加曼氏凹腹鱈 
Max Length 31 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 110-259 fathoms 
Synonyms Coryphaenoides garmani, Lionurus garmani   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);邱美倫(2002)碩士論文;Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Okamura, O. 1970 Okamura, O. 1970 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0061306. ASIZP0065586. ASIZP0070226. ASIZP0070228. ASIZP0070437. ASIZP0070684. ASIZP0070689. FRIP01198. NMMBP00510. NMMBP01033.  
Common Name Sagami grenadier 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Teeth all amall, in broad in premaxillae, outer series scarcely enlarged; mandibular teeth in moderately wide bands. Inner fill rakers on first arch 16 to 19 total. First dorsal fin with 2 spines and 10 to 11 rays, second spinous ray finely serrated; pectoral fin rays i18 to i23; pelvic fin rays 8 or 9. Measurements in percentages of head length: snout length 26 to 31; preoral height 16 to 23; orbit diameter 31 to 38; interorbital space 27 to 34; distance orbit to angle of preopercle 41 to 46; length upper jaw 41 to 47; length barbel 23 to 32; length outer gill slit 24 to 30; length pectoral fin about 55 to 65. Scale rows below second dorsal fin 5 to 6.5, over a distance equal to predorsal length 38 to 42. Scales medium-sized, uniformly covered with broad, short, triangular spinules in widely divergent v rows or irregularly quincunx order. Snout with a black margin along leading edge only; first sorsal fin uniformly dusky or darker proximally, but lacking a distinct black blotch.
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 East China Sea. Northeastern Taiwan, Tashi ; 24 54'63"N, 122 03'49"E; Tungkang, 22∘12,93'N120∘30,59'E.