Scientific Name
Malacosteus niger  
Malacosteus niger黑柔骨魚
by: Pai-Lei Lin
Author Ayres, 1848 Depth 500 - 3886M
Chinese 黑柔骨魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 巨口魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F182 Stomiidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 黑柔骨魚 
Max Length 25.6 cmTL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 巨口魚 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Southeast of Nova Scotia, 42°N, 50°W [Canada, Western North Atlantic] 
Synonyms Malacosteus choristodactylus, Malacosteus danae, Malacosteus indicus   
Reference 1.Wheeler, A., 1977. Das grosse Buch der Fische. Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Co. Stuttgart. 356 p; 2.Nakabo, T. (ed.). 2013. Fishes of Japan with Pictorial Keys to the Species. Third Edition. Tokyo: Tokai University Press. 2428 pp; 
Specimen List ASIZP0059788. ASIZP0062986. ASIZP0062996. ASIZP0062997. ASIZP0063814. ASIZP0063820. ASIZP0801509. ASIZP0911509. FRIP03068.  
Barcode2016-02-03,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Loosejaw; Stoplight loosejaw; Black hinged-head 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist