Scientific Name
Japonoconger sivicolus  
Japonoconger sivicolus小頭日本糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Matsubara & Ochiai, 1951) Depth 300 - 535M
Chinese 小頭日本糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 小頭日本康吉鰻(南鰻) 
Max Length 57 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻、禿吻日本糯鰻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Off Owase, Kumano-Nada, Japan 
Synonyms Arisoma sivicola   
Reference 張詠絮(2011)臺灣海域糯鰻之分類研究,國立臺灣海洋大學碩士學位論文。   Matsubara, K. etc. 1951 Böhlke, J. E. 1956 Eugenia B. Bohlke, ed. 1989 
Specimen List ASIZP0060194. ASIZP0060195. NTOU-AE5632. NTOU-AE5830.  
Common Name Conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin well developed. Segmented rays. Preanal LL pores 38-40. Snout pointed, protrude out from upper jaw. Upper lip folded premaxillary teeth conical protrude out when mouth closed. Jaw teeth in bands, extending behind. Vomerine teeth in a band attached with premaxillary teeth, extending behind. Dorsal fin origin in advance of base of pectoral fin. Vertebra 159-164. Total length 16.5-22.1 of body depth, 6.8-7.8 of head length. head length 6.6-9 of diameter of eye, 3.3-4.6 of snout length, 3.0 -3.3 of jaw length. Body brownish, tip of pectoral, and margins of dorsal, anal and caudal black.
habitats Inhabit in sandy bottom of cantinertal shelf.  
Distribution West Pacific.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.