Scientific Name
Ventrifossa longibarbata  
Ventrifossa longibarbata長鬚凹腹鱈
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Okamura, 1982 Depth 350 - 700M
Chinese 長鬚凹腹鱈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠尾鱈科 Economic Fish No 
Family F215 Macrouridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 長鬚凹腹鱈 
Max Length 30 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 Tosa Bay, Japan, 32°58.0'N, 133°32.0'E, depth 605 meters 
Synonyms Ventrifossa longebarbata   
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 ASIZP0061242. ASIZP0061243. ASIZP0064114. ASIZP0065532. ASIZP0065537. ASIZP0065556. ASIZP0065602. ASIZP0065609. ASIZP0065629. ASIZP0066102. ASIZP0066257. ASIZP0066263. ASIZP0066267. ASIZP0066749. ASIZP0066777. ASIZP0066778. ASIZP0066779. ASIZP0066812. ASIZP0066829. ASIZP0066948. ASIZP0066950. ASIZP0070242. ASIZP0801518. ASIZP0801533. ASIZP0801534. ASIZP0801554. ASIZP0901291. ASIZP0911518. ASIZP0911533. ASIZP0911534. ASIZP0911554. ASIZP0916952.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Grenadier 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D1.II, 9-10; P.i21-i23; V.8-9; GR-I(outer/inner)10-12;Scales1D.12-14,2D.9-10 Pc. 70. Mouth inferior with a long barbel, relatively small body scales, and spineless scales behind first dorsal fin. Head comparatively small; snout short and broad, angulated along the anterolateral edge; tip of snout without spinulous tubercle. Teeth conical in band on both jaws. Second dorsal spine finely serrated except for the basal portion. Spinules on body scales slender, not triangular in shape, arranged in quincunx order. Luminous organ small, between pelvic bases. Sides of head and body bright silvery. First dorsal fin blackish, with white base and tip.
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.