Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Synaphobranchidae  
 Genus Dysomma  
  Dysomma opisthoproctus  Chen & Mok, 1995 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation:
陳餘鋆, 2002. 臺灣深海鰻類的分類,分布,柔軟器官及以腦部形態與尾鰭骨骼探討真鰻類及糯鰻亞目之親緣關係
楊瑋庭 , 2011. 碩士論文:臺灣合鰓鰻科魚類之初步分類研究.
Karrer, C. , 1982. Anguilliformes du canal de mozambique (Pisces, Teleostei). Fauna tropicale. 23: 1-116
Character: No scale. Pectoral fin present. Upper jaw longer than lower jaw. Premaxillary teeth 2. Upper jaw small, in a band; lower jaw teeth large, in a row. Vomerine teeth 5. Premaxillary teeth and vomerine teeth compound. Dorsal fin origin behind pectoral fin.Vertebrae 120. Total length 15.6 of body depth, 7.4 of head length; caudal length 6.7 of the length from head to trunk; head length 5.1 of snout length; snout length 3.3 of diameter of eye Rictus posterior to rear of the eye. Eye small. caudal fin present. The length of anus to gill slit shorter than head length. Body color brown. Dorsal anal fin white.  
Habitat: Demersal fishes, caught from the benthic trawling (about 150 meter deep), Feed on crustceans and other invertebrates.  
Distribution: Northeastern of Taiwan Waters. 
Utility: No enough quantity for fishery.  
Name Code: 380815
   Endemic      Marine     
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