Scientific Name
Chrionema chlorotaenia  
Chrionema chlorotaenia綠尾低線魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author McKay, 1971 Depth 250 - 350M
Chinese 綠尾低線魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鱸鰧科 Economic Fish No 
Family F439 Percophidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 綠尾低線魚 
Max Length 22 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鴨嘴鱚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coral、Benthos  Holotype Locality Indian Ocean off nw. Australia, 17°17'00"S, 119°57'00"E, 350 m 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  McKay, R.J. 1971 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0062215. ASIZP0063603. NTUM05670.  
Common Name Duckbill 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Elongate trachinoid fishes, head depressed anteriorly. Eyes usually large, usually with dorsal iris flap. Interorbital space narrow. Mouth large; lower jaw projecting pass under jaw. Teeth band in upper jaw wholly black. Operculum with two spines. No spines on anterior snout tip. No barbel at tip of upper jaw. Posterior end of upper jaw without dermal flap. Two dorsal fins; first dorsal spine not elongated into filament, with VI spines and 15 to 17 rays; anal fin with 25 or 26 rays. anterior few lateral line scales with prominent ridge running across scale. Body greyish brown, paler below; three dark blotches on side of body; yellow spots before eyes and on operculum.
habitats From 250 to 3500 m depth. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Tosa Bay, Japan to the East China Sea, and farther south to western Australia. It is found in southwestern and northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.