Scientific Name
Aldrovandia phalacra
Aldrovandia phalacra裸頭海蜴魚
by: Po-Feng Lee
Author (Vaillant, 1888) Depth 500 - 2300M
Chinese 裸頭海蜴魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 海蜥魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F072 Halosauridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 裸頭海蜴魚 
Max Length 50 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海蜥魚 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Morocco [eastern Atlantic], 1103-2190 m; Sudan [Red Sea], 1250-1435 m; Azores [eastern Atlantic], 37°35'N, 29°26'W, depth 1442-2220 meters 
Synonyms Aldrovandia kauaiensis, Halosaurichthys nigerrimus, Halosauropsis kauaiensis, Halosauropsis verticalis, Halosaurus phalacrus   
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 ASIZP0063716. ASIZP0063850. ASIZP0064397. ASIZP0065505. ASIZP0066308. ASIZP0067003. ASIZP0067013. ASIZP0067014. ASIZP0067587. ASIZP0067590. ASIZP0073936. ASIZP0801260. ASIZP0911260.  
Common Name Hawaiian halosaurid fish 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist