Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Gadiformes  
 Family Macrouridae  
 Genus Hymenocephalus  
  Hymenocephalus striatissimus 
   striatissimus Jordan & Gilbert, 1904 
Provider: M.L. Qiu 
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Synonyms:Hymenocephalus striatissimus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);邱美倫(2002)碩士論文;Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Macrourines with 7 branchiostegal rays. Head large, cavernous; head covering thin of membranous; mouth large, subterminal; gill openings and outer gill slit rather wide; anus immediately before anal fin origin. Striae, consisting of fine parallel black lines over silvery ground on isthmus, shoulder girdle, and chest. Light organ tubular; 2 lenslike windows, one before pelvic fin bases, the other before anus. Scales large, decidulus; scales with short fine spinules. Retia mirabilea and gas glands 2. Second dorsal spine wholly smooth; barbel much shorter than orbit diameter; rays little or not at all produced beyond anus, not black distally; barbel present or absent; pelvic fins with 7 or 8 rays (rarely 6 or 9). 
Habitat: Benthopelagic fishes in the deep sea. A rare species of macrourids from the upper continental slope off northwestern Taiwan at depths between 400m and 800m. Food of these fishes consists of a wide range of fish and both benthic and pelagic invertebrates. 
Distribution: northeastern Taiwan, Tashi ; 24 54'63"N, 122 03'49"E; Nanfanao, 24°32, 20' N 122°30, 20'E.  
Name Code: 381069
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