Scientific Name
Polyacanthonotus challengeri
Polyacanthonotus challengeri白令海多刺背棘魚
by: ©Ting-Mu Chen, Kun-Hsuan Lee, Ho-Tien Hong
Author (Vaillant, 1888) Depth 1800 - 3430M
Chinese 白令海多刺背棘魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 背棘魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F073 Notacanthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 白令海多刺背棘魚 
Max Length 60 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 多刺背棘魚、背棘魚 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality South of Tokyo, 34°37'N, 140°32'E 
Synonyms Macdonaldia alta, Macdonaldia challengeri, Macdonaldia longa, Notacanthus challengeri, Polyacanthonotus altus, Polyacanthonotus longus   
Reference McDowell, S. B. 1973. Order Heteromi (Notacanthiformes). In: Fishes of the Western North Atlantic. Memoirs of the Sears Foundation of Marine Research No. 1 (pt 6): 1-228; Yeh, H.-M., Lee, M.-Y., And K.-T. Shao. 2006. Three new records of Halosaurid fishes (Pisces: Halosauridae) from the deep waters adjacent to Taiwan. Journal of the Fisheries Society of Taiwan. V. 33(4):345-355.  Leon Vaillant 1888 
Specimen List ASIZP0067416. ASIZP0802283. ASIZP0912283. NMNSF00555.  
Common Name Longnose tapirfish 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist