Scientific Name
Acanthonus armatus  
Acanthonus armatus大棘鼬魚
by: Hsin-Ming Yeh
Author Günther, 1878 Depth 1500 - 4415M
Chinese 大棘鼬魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼬鳚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F222 Ophidiidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 大棘鼬鳚 
Max Length 37.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鼬魚 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality North of New Guinea, Challenger station 218, depth 1075 fathoms 
Synonyms Acanthonus spinifer   
Reference Yen, H. M., M. Y. Lee & K. T. Shao. 2005. Fifteen Taiwanese new records of Ophidiid fishes (Pisces: Ophidiidae) collected from the deep waters by the RV `Ocean Researcher I'. J. Fish. Sec. Taiwan, 32: 279-299;Nielsen, J.G., D.M. Cohen, D.F. Markle & C.R. Robins. 1999. Ophidiiform fishes of the world (Order Ophidiiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of pearlfishes, cusk-eels, brotulas and other ophidiiform fishes known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 18. Rome, FAO, 178 p. 136 figs.   Günther, A. 1878 Nielsen, J. G., D. M. Cohen, D. F. Markle etc. 1999 Yeh, H.M., M.Y. Lee, etc. 2005 
Specimen List ASIZP0061785. ASIZP0063786. ASIZP0066199. ASIZP0067016. ASIZP0067028. ASIZP0067439. ASIZP0067573. ASIZP0700228. ASIZP0801279. ASIZP0802282. ASIZP0802285. ASIZP0900198. ASIZP0901409. ASIZP0912285.  
Common Name Bony-eared assfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist