Scientific Name
Malthopsis gigas
Malthopsis gigas巨海蝠魚
by: H. C. Ho
Author Ho & Shao, 2010 Depth 210 - 540M
Chinese 巨海蝠魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蝙蝠魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F233 Ogcocephalidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 巨海蝠魚 
Max Length 9.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 棘茄魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Tashi fish market, Yilan, northeastern Taiwan, depth 210-340 meters 
Synonyms Malthopsis jordani   
Reference Ho, H. C. & K. T. Shao, 2010. A review of Malthopsis jordani Gilbert, 1905, with description of a new batfish from the Indo-Pacific Ocean(Lophiiformes: Ogcocephalidae). Bull. Natl. Mus. Nat. Sci., Ser. A, Suppl. 4, pp. 9–19.  Hsuan-Ching Ho etc. 2010 
Specimen List ASIZP0056025Paratype. ASIZP0058056Paratype. ASIZP0062595Paratype. ASIZP0063084Holotype. ASIZP0064577Paratype. ASIZP0064578Paratype. ASIZP0064584Paratype. ASIZP0064594. ASIZP0064595Paratype. ASIZP0064596Paratype. ASIZP0065124Paratype. ASIZP0065891Paratype. ASIZP0910797Paratype.  
Common Name Giant triangular batfish 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist