Scientific Name
Echelus polyspondylus
Echelus polyspondylus多椎鰭蠕鰻
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Author McCosker & Ho, 2015 Depth 20 - 200M
Chinese 多椎鰭蠕鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蛇鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F081 Ophichthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 多椎鰭蠕鰻 
Max Length 56 cmTL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鰻仔、硬骨篡、篡仔、硬骨仔、蠕鰻 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan South West 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Dong-gang, Pingtung, southwestern Taiwan, South China Sea, depth ca. 200 meters 
Reference McCosker, J. E. and H.-C. Ho, 2015. New species of the snake eels Echelus and Ophichthus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from Taiwan. Zootaxa 4060 (no. 1): 71-85.  
Specimen List ASIZP0063164Paratype. ASIZP0807657. ASIZP0807658. ASIZP0807659. ASIZP0917657. ASIZP0917658. ASIZP0917659.  
Common Name Many-vertebrae worm eel 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist