Scientific Name
Chlorophthalmus albatrossis  
Chlorophthalmus albatrossis大眼青眼魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Starks, 1904 Depth 250 - 620M
Chinese 大眼青眼魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 青眼魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F189 Chlorophthalmidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 大眼青眼魚 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 奇士魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Sagami Bay, Japan 
Synonyms Chlorophthalmus albatrosi   
Reference Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-燈籠魚目(陳等, 2002)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 陳素芝 編著 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0060902. ASIZP0073384. CAS214580. NMMSTP00898.  
Common Name Greeneye 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately slender, subcylindrical anteriorly to moderately compressed posteriorly, moderately elongate. Head moderate; head length 26.2-29.7% standard length. Eye large, round, lateral with teardrop-shaped pupil; eye diameter 10.7-13.0% standard length. Teeth small; outer tooth patch of lower jaw trapezoidal, middle of anterior margin of vomer with teeth. Dorsal fin short based and high, before middle of body, with 10 to 12 rays; anal fin far behind dorsal fin, with 8 to 10 rays; Pectoral fin short, its posterior end not reaching posterior end pelvic fin when depressed. 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 250 to 620 m depth. Feed as carnivores on bottom-dwelling invertebrates. 
Distribution Distributed from southern Japan to the Philippines. Recorded from the Chesterfield Islands and the Indian Ocean waters of Indonesia. It found in southern and northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh, and eaten fried and broiled.