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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Anguilliformes  
 Family Moringuidae  
 Genus Moringua  
  Moringua macrocephalus  (Bleeker, 1863) 
Provider: Chen, Hong-Ming 
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Synonyms:Aphthalmichthys intermediusAphthalmichthys macrocephalusMoringua ferrugineaMoringua javanicadetails
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body very elongate, long rod-like. BD. 39.8, HL. 9.2 in TL. Tail length is 0.6 of head and trunk length. Snout L. 9.8 in HL. Eye diameter 2.9 in Snout L. Snout blunt, short. Lower jaw protrude. Mouth cleft beyond posterior margin of eye. Teeth conical, upper, lower jaw and vomer teeth uni-serial. Tongue fixed. Anus situated at posterior portion of body. Origin of dorsal fin behind anus, above anal fin. Tail compressed. Specimen in formalin, dorsal body tan and ventral body yellowish. 
Habitat: Occur in coastal sandy and muddy bottom. 
Distribution: North western Asia: China and Taiwan. 
Utility: No. 
Name Code: 380733
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