Scientific Name
Avocettina infans  
Avocettina infans喙吻鰻
by: Hsin-Ming Yeh
Author (Günther, 1878) Depth 0 - 4580M
Chinese 喙吻鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 線鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F085 Nemichthyidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 喙吻鰻 
Max Length 75 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 尖嘴鰻 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Mid-Atlantic, 5°48'N, 14°20'W, Challenger station 101, depth 2500 fathoms 
Synonyms Avocettina elongata, Avocettina exophthalma, Avocettina gilli, Avocettinops normani, Avocettinops schmidti, Avocettinops sp., Borodinula gilli, Borodinula infans, Labichthys elongatus, Labichthys gilli, Leptocephalus oxycephalus, Nemichthys infans   
Reference Chen YY, 2002;Nielsen, J. G. and D. G. Smith (1978) The eel family Nemichthyidae (Pisces: Anguilliformes). Dana Report No. 88: 1-71, Pls. 1-2.  Günther, A. 1878 Böhlke, J. E. 1956 Eugenia B. Bohlke, ed. 1989 陳餘鋆 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0063705. ASIZP0064134. ASIZP0064139. ASIZP0064217. ASIZP0064266. ASIZP0064365. ASIZP0064376. ASIZP0064383. ASIZP0066744. ASIZP0901298. ASIZP0901301. ASIZP0901344. FRIP00089. ZMUCP311086-*. ZMUCP311087-311088. ZMUCP311089-311090. ZMUCP312069-*. ZMUCP312070-*. ZMUCP312072-*.  
Common Name Snipe eel; Blackline snipe eel; Closespine snipe eel; Spaced snipe eel; Avocet snipe-eel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic A series pores on lateral line; caudal fin slender but not attenuated. Dorsal fin origin above base of pectoral fin.Vertebrae tess than 200; matured male with shortened jaws.
habitats Deep-sea fishes unhabit in 50-4571 deep water.  
Distribution World wide, tropical to temperate seas. 
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.