Scientific Name
Evoxymetopon taeniatus  
Evoxymetopon taeniatus條狀窄顱帶魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Gill, 1863 Depth 100 - 200M
Chinese 條狀窄顱帶魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 帶魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F474 Trichiuridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 條狀窄顱帶魚 
Max Length 200 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 叉尾帶魚、開叉白帶、白帶魚(臺東) 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean、Asia   Distribution in Taiwan East 
Habitats Ocean、Coastal  Holotype Locality Havana, Cuba 
Synonyms Evoxymetropon taeniatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Gill, T. N. 1863 Tucker, D.W. 1957 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0802118. ASIZP0912118. FRIP21653.  
Barcode2016-01-27,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Tyrant fish; Tyranfish; Channel scabbardfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate and compressed; upper profile of head convex; a crescent nostril in front of eye; mouth large, not protractile; lower jaw slightly anterior to upper jaw; several fangs in anterior end of upper jaw and a pair of fangs in lower jaw; lateral teeth in both jaws sharp and conical; vomer edentate and fine uniserial canine teeth on palatine. Gill rakers spinescent. Dorsal fin with 81 to 88rays, first dorsal-fin spine not elongate; first anal-fin ray scale-like, other rays ordinal and short; pectoral fins situated low, rather small and triangular in shape with shorter anterior rays and slightly longer posterior rays; pelvic fins reduced to a scale-like spine. Lateral line fairly straight, situated mid-laterally or slightly nearer ventral contour than dorsal contour. No scales. Body silvery white with slight red-brownish on dorsal part; several longitudinal pale yellow stripes on body; fin membrane of anterior part blackish and posterior part semitransparent in first dorsal fin.
habitats Occurs on the continental slope and sometimes the continental shelf. 
Distribution In the Atlantic Ocean from the Bahamas, Caribbean Sea and off southern Brazil and in the Pacific Ocean from Cheju Do Island (south of Korean Peninsula). It has been found in eastern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.