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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Gadiformes  
 Family Macrouridae  
 Genus Coelorinchus  
  Coelorinchus smithi  Gilbert & Hubbs, 1920 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Caelorinchus smithiCoelorhynchus smithidetails
Citation: 邱美倫(2002)碩士論文;Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2003)
Character: Sount about 2.0-2.3 times into HL; anterolateral margin completely supported by bone; orbit diameter 1.47-1.68 into snout length in adults, 1.7-2.0 in young; upper jaw 3.5-4.0 into HL in adults, 4.8-5.1 in juveniles, extends posteriorly to below middle one-third of orbit; barbel short, less than 1/4 orbit diameter; subopercle produced into a short, angular flap directed posteriorly. Light organ short, less than greatest diameter of posterior nostril. Nasal fossa mostly naked or covered with small scales anteriorly and ventrally; underside of head uniformly scaled with small, nonimbricate scales; body scales with 5-8 divergent rows of bladelike, imbricate dpinules; scales atop snout with spinules much like thode on underside but in longer ridge-rows. 
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: Southern Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, and part of Indonesia. Northeastern Taiwan, Tashi ; 24 54'63"N, 122 03'49"E.  
Name Code: 381062
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