Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Congridae  
 Genus Bathyuroconger  
  Bathyuroconger vicinus  (Vaillant, 1888) 
Provider: Chen, Yu-Hsin 
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Synonyms:Bathyuroconger braueriUroconger braueriUroconger vicinus  details
Character: Pectoral fin present. Body long, eye large, snout blunt; rictus till the mid-eye. (Indo-Pacific) or rear margin (Atlantic). Tail compressed, coudal well developed and black. Anus on the anterior half@(40). Anterior nostril rear tip of snout, posterior nostril in advance of eye, no flaps; rear of caudal soft and slender. Segmented rays. Upper lip unfolded. Premaxillary teeth protrude out when mouth closed, jaw teeth canine, irregular in 2 rows, inner smaller than outer. Vomerine teeth canine 2. Dorsal fin origin behind the base of pectoral. Vertebrae 179-206. Total length 6.6-14.0 of body depth, 2.5-3.3 of head length; caudal length 1.5 of the length from head to trunk; head length 3.3-4.0 of snout length; snout length 1.9-2.4 of diameter of eye. Dorsal and anal fin confluent with caudal fin. Body white, slightly translucent, pale below; rear margin of dorsal, anal and caudal fin black.  
Habitat: Uroconger lepturus size larger than the former. Inhabit in sandy bottom of 229-1318 meters deep.  
Distribution: Mozambique channel. West Pacific, Hawaii, East Atlantic and tropical West Atlantic.  
Utility: No enough quantity for fishery.  
Name Code: 380720
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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