Scientific Name
Sympenchelys taiwanensis
Sympenchelys taiwanensis臺灣扁蛇鰻
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Author Hibino, Ho & Kimura, 2015 Depth 100 - 300M
Chinese 臺灣扁蛇鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蛇鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F081 Ophichthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 臺灣扁蛇鰻 
Max Length 27.9 cmTL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鰻仔 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan South West、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Dong-gang, Taiwan 
Reference Hibino, Y., H.-C. Ho and S. Kimura (2015) A new genus and species of worm eels, Sympenchelys taiwanensis (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae: Myrophinae), from the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 4060 (no. 1): 41-48. 
Specimen List ASIZP0060198Paratype. ASIZP0807652. ASIZP0917652.  
Common Name Taiwanese worm eel 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist