Scientific Name
Eptatretus cheni
Eptatretus cheni陳氏黏盲鰻
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Shen & Tao, 1975) Depth 100 - 200M
Chinese 陳氏黏盲鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 盲鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F001 Myxinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 陳氏黏盲鰻 
Max Length 37.7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 青眠鰻、無目鰻、鰻背、龍筋 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan South、South West 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality southwestern Taiwan, 20˚28.0'N, 120˚26.3'E, depth 180 meters 
Synonyms Paramyxine cheni   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Shen, S. C. etc. 1975 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0064384. ASIZP0064385. ASIZP0070538. FRIP00796. NMNSF00527. NTUM02723. NTUM02724. SIO00-31. SIO88-14. SIO99-91.  
Common Name Hagfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Diagnostic characters: Five pairs of gill pouches, gill apertures closely spaced in a straight line; branchial slime pores absent; 3/3-cusp multiicusps. Description: dental formula: 10+3/3+10; slime pores: 26+0+(45-47)+(7-8); prebranchial length 35%-36%, branchial length 2.6%-3.3%, trunk 49%-51%, tail length 11%-14%; Body light brown; eye spot absent; tail round, caudal fanfold slightly greater than mid-body depth; maximum body length about 470mm.
Distribution Southwestern Taiwan.  
Utility Food