Scientific Name
Saurenchelys taiwanensis  
Saurenchelys taiwanensis臺灣蜥鰻
by: James Lin
Author Karmovskaya, 2004 Depth 100 - 1100M
Chinese 臺灣蜥鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鴨嘴鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F087 Nettastomatidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 臺灣蜥鰻 
Max Length 34.2 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 絲仔鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Philippines, 14°50'N, 120°20'E, depth 1800-1950 meters 
Reference Karmovskaya, E. S.  ( 2004)  Benthopelagic bathyal conger eels of families Congridae and Nettastomatidae from the western tropical Pacific, with descriptions of ten new species. J. Ichthyol. v. 44 (Suppl. 1): S1-S32. 
Specimen List NTOU-AE5736.  
Common Name Duck-billed eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist