Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Congridae  
 Genus Bathymyrus  
  Bathymyrus simus  Smith, 1965 
Provider: Chen, Yu-Hsin 
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Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Pectoral fin well developed. Premaxillary teeth protude on tip of snout. Snout short. Preanal lateral-line pores less than 42, rictus till margin of eye. Posterior nostrils have flaps on the margin of lip. Unsegmented rays. Teeth conical; upper ja⁷s teeth in 2 rows, lower ja⁷s teeth anterior in 3 or 4 rows, Posterior in 2 rows, premaxillary teeth vomerine teeth separated, vomerine teeth anterior in bands. Dorsal fin origin above gill slit. Vertebrae 125-127. Total length 14.4 of body depth, 6.6 of head length; caudal length 1.7 of the length from head to trunk; head length 6.3 of snout length; snout length 0.9 of the diameter of eye; pectoral-fin length 1.6 f snout length. Dorsal and anal fin white. Body blunt, eye large, head large. Rear of caudal compressed. Tongue fixed. Anus on posterior half. Upper part of body light brown, pale below. 
Habitat: Inhabit in the sandy bottom of 300-600 meters deep. 
Distribution: West Pacific‮ Its only found in southwestern waters in Taiwan.  
Utility: No enough quantity for fishery.  
Name Code: 380719
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)  Taiwan Biodiversity Network (TBN) 
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