Scientific Name
Macrocephenchelys brachialis  
Macrocephenchelys brachialis臂斑大頭糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author Fowler, 1934 Depth 0 - 672M
Chinese 臂斑大頭糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 臂斑大頭糯鰻 
Max Length 50 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 糯米鰻、穴子鰻、臭腥鰻、海鰻、沙鰻 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Makasar Strait, between Borneo and Sulawesi [Celebes], Albatross station 5667, 2°56'00 
Reference 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。   Fowler, H. W. 1934 Fowler, H. W. 1934 Fowler, H. W. 1934 Böhlke, J. E. 1956 Eugenia B. Bohlke, ed. 1989 陳餘鋆 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0059924. ASIZP0060165. ASIZP0060166. ASIZP0062315. ASIZP0062539. ASIZP0063088. ASIZP0063090. ASIZP0063135. ASIZP0063252. ASIZP0070151. ASIZP0075045. ASIZP0806587. ASIZP0916587. CAS219503. NMMSTP01658. NTOU-AE5633. NTOU-AE5639. NTOU-AE5640. SIO00-86.  
Barcode2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100%
Common Name Conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin present. Body long, eye large, Rictus anterior to margin of eye. Caudal well developed and compressed, tail extremely attenuated. Anus on anterior half. Posterior nostril no flaps. Segmented rays. Upper lip unfolded. Premaxillary teeth protrude out when mouth closed. Jaw teeth conical, in irregular multiseries, outer row larger than other else. Premaxillary teeth multi rows, anterior large, widely-spaced. Vomerine teeth conical, in irregular triseries, posterior teeth far behind rear of vomer. Dorsal fin origin far behind pectoral fin. Vertebra 178-182. Total length 21.2 of body depth, 12.5 of head length; caudal length 7.8 of the length from head to trunk; head length 5.1 of snout length; snout length 1.8 of diameter of eye. Dorsal and anal confluent with caudal. Tongue fixed. Body transplucent small, black-spot on the whole body. Rear of dorsal, anal fin and caudal with blackish margin.
habitats In habit in the waters of 400 to 800 meter deep. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific. 
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.