Scientific Name
Anomalops katoptron  
Anomalops katoptron燈眼魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1856) Depth 2 - 400M
Chinese 燈眼魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燈眼魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F278 Anomalopidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 菲律賓燈頰鯛 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 燈眼魚、閃光魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan LanI Is. 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Manado, Sulawesi [Celebes], Indonesia 
Synonyms Anamalops katoptron, Anamolops katoptron, Anomalops graeffei, Anomalops kaptoptron, Anomalops palpebratus, Heterophthalmus katoptron   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Abe, T. 1951 Y. F. Herman, J. E. McCosker, etc. 1982 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055278. ASIZP0079489. ASIZP0916404. NMNSF01469.  
Common Name Splitfin flashlightfish; Two-fin flashlightfish; Flashlightfish; Indian flashlightfish; Great flashlightfish; Lantern eye fish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Two Dorsal fins with V and I spines, and 14-15 soft rays; anal fin with II spines and 10-11 soft rays. Body black brown, and all fins light, outside of all fins dark, excet for Pectoroal fin.
habitats Hides during the day and venture out at night to feed, tending to occur along steep drop-offs near caves on dark, moonless nights. Feeds on zooplankton. The large, deep water form is occasionally collected by fishing at depths of 200 to 400 m. Caught with 
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Philippines and Indonesia to the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier 
Utility Commercial foos species.