Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Ophichthidae  
 Genus Myrichthys  
  Myrichthys colubrinus  (Boddaert, 1781) 
Provider: Chen, Yu-Hsin 
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Synonyms:Chlevastes colubrinusChlevastes elapsDussumeiria elapsoidesGymnothorax colubrinusMuraena annulataMuraena colubrinaMuraena fasciataMyrichthys bleekeriMyrichthys colubrinaMyrichtys colubrinusOphichthys elapsoides details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-硬骨魚綱鰻鱺目 背棘魚目(張春光等, 2010) ;Fishbase(2012)
Character: Snout short, pointed. Anus on the anterior half. Upper jaw longer than lower jaw in 2 rows, teeth molariform or granular. Dorsal fin origin in advance of gill slit. Vertebrae 197-201. Total length 36.5 of body depth, 14.6 of head; caudal length 1.4 of the length from head to trunk; head length 5.0 of snout length; snout length 1.4 of the diameter of the eye. Eye large. Rictus beyond rear of eye. Dorsal and anal end far from tip of tail. Body brownish-white with 24 to 34 jet black rings. Caudal fin absent. Tips of snout tail white.  
Habitat: Inhabit in the sandy bottom of coral reef.  
Distribution: Indian and West pacific.  
Utility: No enough quantity for fishery.  
Name Code: 380797
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