Scientific Name
Congriscus megastomus  
Congriscus megastomus大口糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Günther, 1877) Depth - 400M
Chinese 大口糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 大口康吉鰻 
Max Length 48 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大口康吉鰻、糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Inoshima [Innoshima, now Onomichi Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Inland Sea, western Pacific] 
Synonyms Congromuraena megastoma   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);張詠絮,2011。臺灣海域糯鰻之分類研究,國立臺灣海洋大學碩士學位論文。   Günther, A. 1877 
Specimen List ASIZP0057965. ASIZP0063734. ASIZP0063759. ASIZP0064116. ASIZP0064239. ASIZP0067015. ASIZP0067027. ASIZP0067365. ASIZP0067399. ASIZP0067404. ASIZP0068072. ASIZP0074009. ASIZP0802286. ASIZP0802287. ASIZP0802288. ASIZP0803833. ASIZP0901369. ASIZP0901389. ASIZP0912286. ASIZP0912287. ASIZP0912288. ASIZP0913833. FRIP00289. FRIP00290. NMMSTP00879. NMMSTP01653. NMMSTP01697. NTOU-AE5809. NTOU-AE5810. NTOU-AE5811. SIO00-87d.  
Common Name Conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin moderate. Fin-rays unsegmented; upper lip folded with groove. Middle of tail tip with distinct black blotch. Rictus in advance of rear margin of eye. Teeth small, premaxillary teeth not protrude when mouth closed. Teeth conical; upper and lower ⁊aws teeth multirows; vomerine teeth conical, in short band. Dorsal fin origin above midpoint of pectoral. Vertebrae 150-159. Total length 15.6 of body depth, 7.4 of head length; caudal length 1.6 of the length from head to trunk; head length 4.1 of snout length; snout length 1.3 of the diameter of eye; Pectoral length 1.5 of snout length. Rear of caudal compressed. Anus on anterior half of body. Body pale.
habitats Inhabit in bottoms of continental slope.  
Distribution West Pacific.  
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.