Scientific Name
Strophidon sathete  
Strophidon sathete長鯙
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Hamilton, 1822) Depth 1 - 300M
Chinese 長鯙 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯙科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F079 Muraenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長尾彎牙海鱔(長海鱔) 
Max Length 400 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 錢鰻、薯鰻、虎鰻、竹竿鰻、紡車索(高屏地區) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Fresh Water、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Ganges estuaries near Calcutta, India 
Synonyms Evenchelys macrurus, Gymnothorax prolatus, Gymnothorax sathete, Lycodontis longicaudata, Lycodontis sathete, Muraena macrurus, Muraena sathete, Muraenophis sathete, Strophidon ui, Thyrosidea macrura, Thyrsoidea longissima, Thyrsoidea macrura   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);A review of muraenid eels (Family Muraenidae) from Taiwan with descriptions of twelve new records. Zoological studies 33(1):44-64(Chen, Shao & Chen, 1994)  Sasaki, K. etc. 1991 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao etc. 1994 
Specimen List ASIZP0057957. ASIZP0059537. ASIZP0059705. ASIZP0060855. ASIZP0061081. ASIZP0062045. ASIZP0062046. ASIZP0062516. ASIZP0063071. ASIZP0063192. ASIZP0064746. ASIZP0065449. ASIZP0065993. ASIZP0069764. ASIZP0069772. ASIZP0070200. ASIZP0071603. ASIZP0073403. ASIZP0078525. ASIZP0078526. ASIZP0078527. ASIZP0078528. ASIZP0078529. ASIZP0078530. ASIZP0800058. ASIZP0800616. ASIZP0803275. ASIZP0803276. ASIZP0900525. ASIZP0910058. ASIZP0910616. ASIZP0913275. ASIZP0913276. FRIP00504. FRIP01088. MTP0107. NMMBP02263. ...List all 43 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Slender giant moray; Tide guage eel; Gangetic moray; Giant slender moray; Giant estuarine moray; Longtail moray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic HL 8.9-11.5, DGO 31-46, TR 2.6-3.5 in TL; Vert 183-191. Body very elongated, probably the longest moray. Gap of mouth deep; blood capillaries under the skin visible when alive. Uniformly brown body, upper head, dorsal area and the posterior fin edges darker.
habitats Frequently caught by trawlers from muddy Taiwan ocean bottoms. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the western Pacific. 
Utility fisheries.