Scientific Name
Chlorophthalmus borealis  
Chlorophthalmus borealis北域青眼魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Kuronuma & Yamaguchi, 1941 Depth 200 - 500M
Chinese 北域青眼魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 青眼魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F189 Chlorophthalmidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 北域青眼魚 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 北青眼魚、奇士魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality Off Choshi, ne. tip of Boso Peninsula, Japan (purchased at Chosi Fish Market) 
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 ASIZP0062212. ASIZP0062213. ASIZP0062214. ASIZP0063116. ASIZP0700024. ASIZP0900342. FRIP00245. FRIP00246. FRIP00247. NMMBP03547. NMMBP03600. NMMBP04077. NMMBP04082. NMMBP05287. NMMBP06151. NMNSF00598. NTMP0996. NTOU-AE6112. NTOU-AE6113.  
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 25.0-27.9% standard length. Eye large, round, lateral with teardrop-shaped pupil; eye diameter 9.7-10.9% 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 11 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 upper continental slopes deep-water fishes. 
Distribution Taiwan and Japan. It found in northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh, and eaten fried and broiled.