Scientific Name
Uroconger lepturus  
Uroconger lepturus狹尾糯鰻
by: Yung-Hsu Chang, Hong-Ming Chen
Author (Richardson, 1845) Depth 18 - 760M
Chinese 狹尾糯鰻 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 糯鰻科 Economic Fish No 
Family F086 Congridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 尖尾鰻 
Max Length 52 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 West、South West、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Canton, China 
Synonyms Conger lepturus, Congrus lepturus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);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。   P. Schmidt 1929 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055651. ASIZP0056619. ASIZP0060000. ASIZP0060313. ASIZP0061103. ASIZP0062249. ASIZP0062250. ASIZP0062251. ASIZP0065132. ASIZP0065982. ASIZP0068121. ASIZP0071609. ASIZP0800807. ASIZP0800808. ASIZP0910807. ASIZP0910808. CAS35148. FRIP00668. FRIP01186. NMMBP04041. NMMBP04119. NMMBP04635. NMMBP04636. NMMBP04637. NMMBP04638. NMMBP04639. NMMSTP01647. NMMSTP01652. NTMP0372. NTOU-AE5446. NTOU-AE5447. NTOU-AE5448. SIO00-87b. ZMH12659.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Slender conger; Longtail conger 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral fin present, body long, eye large, rictus in advance of rear margin of eye, caudal compressed and attenuated. Anus on the anterior half. Posterior nostril without flaps. Segmented rays. Caudal well developed. Upper lips unfolded. Premaxillary teeth protrude out when mouth closed. Jaw teeth canine, in 2 rows, premaxillary teeth in 2 transverse rows, anterior row small and wide-arranged. Vomerine teeth canine 5 anteriorly, a row behind. Dorsal fin origin above the base of pectoral. Vertebra 203-206. Total length 19.8 of body depth, 7.2 of head length; caudal length 1.8 of the length from head to trunk; head length 3.3 of snout length; snout length 2.0 of diameter of eye. Dorsal and anal fin confluent with caudal. Tongue fixed. Body brown, pale below. :
habitats Inhabit in sandy bottom of continental shelf. 
Distribution Pacific. 
Utility No enough quantity for fishery.