Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Congridae  
 Genus Rhynchoconger  
  Rhynchoconger ectenurus  (Jordan & Richardson, 1909) 
Provider: Chen, Yu-Hsin 
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Synonyms:Leptocephalus ectenurusRhynchocymba ectenura  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);臺灣產糯鰻科魚類(李及楊, 1966)。
Character: Pectoral fin present. Preanal lateral-line pores 29-31. Posterior nostril no flaps. Rear ofcaudal soft and slender, segmented rays; candal developed. Upper lip unfoged. Upper jaw longer then lower. Premaxillary teeth protrude when mouth closed, Teeth conical,in bands not extending postor-iorly. Rictus till the mid-eye, Jaw teeth 2-3 2-3 rows. Vomerine teeth, Rictus till the mid-eye. Preaml lateral-line pores 29-31 in a round patch. Dorsal fin origin above gill slit. Vertebrae 155-159. Total length 18.5 of body depth, 8.5 of head length; caudal length 2.5 of the length from head to trunk; head length 5.4 of snout length; snout length 1.4 of the diameter of eye. Eye large. Caudal compressed and slender. Body light-brown.Margin of dorsal and anal black. 
Habitat: Inhabit in the sandy bottom of continental shelf.  
Distribution: West Pacific.  
Utility: No enough quantity for fishery. 
Name Code: 380730
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