Scientific Name
Chlorophthalmus acutifrons  
Chlorophthalmus acutifrons尖額青眼魚
by: Kwang-Tsao Shao
Author Hiyama, 1940 Depth 260 - 950M
Chinese 尖額青眼魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 青眼魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F189 Chlorophthalmidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 尖額青眼魚 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 隆背青眼魚、奇士魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Kumano-Nada, Japan, depth 500 meters 
Synonyms Chlorophthalmus actifrons   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-燈籠魚目(陳等, 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 陳素芝 編著 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057502. ASIZP0058998. ASIZP0061623. ASIZP0063755. ASIZP0064541. ASIZP0073374. NMMBP03774. NMMBP05768. NMMSTP00897. NTUM06264. NTUM06424. NTUM06436. NTUM06888.  
Common Name Greeneye 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately slender, subcylindrical anteriorly to moderately compressed posteriorly, moderately elongate. Head moderate. Eye large, round, lateral with teardrop-shaped pupil. Teeth small; outer tooth patch of lower jaw in 2 approximate rows, middle of anterior margin of vomer toothless. Dorsal fin short based and high, before middle of body, with 10 to 12 rays; anal fin far behind dorsal fin, with 9 to 11 rays. Body yellowish brown, with dusky mottlings; tapetum of eye brilliant green in freshly caught specimens. Caudal fin without black posterior margin.
habitats Benthic or benthopelagic outer shelf and slope fishes. It inhabits from 260 to 950 m depth. Feed as carnivores on bottom-dwelling invertebrates. 
Distribution Distributed from southern Japan to the Philippines. It found in southern and northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh, and eaten fried and broiled.