Scientific Name
Centroberyx druzhinini  
Centroberyx druzhinini掘氏棘金眼鯛
by: Wei-Chuan Chiang, Fishery Research Institute
Author (Busakhin, 1981) Depth 100 - 300M
Chinese 掘氏棘金眼鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金眼鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F281 Berycidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 掘氏擬棘鯛 
Max Length 23 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅魚、紅大目仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Saya-de-Malha Bank, southwestern Indian Ocean, 11°23.3'S, 61°28'E, depth 128-130 meters 
Synonyms Centroberyx gerrardi, Trachichthodes druzhinini   
Reference The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2003)  Busakhin, S. V. 1981 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0073082. ASIZP0076189. ASIZP0076190. ASIZP0807102. ASIZP0807103. ASIZP0917102. ASIZP0917103. FRIP21094. NMMSTP00143.  
Barcode2016-01-27,HAN-YANG,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,HAN-YANG,CO1,100%
Common Name Alfonsino 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with V-VII spines and 12-15 soft rays. Anal fin with IV spines and with 15-17 soft rays. Body cover with ctenoid scales. First infraorbital without spine on anterior end. Lateral line ends in caudal fin base. No fleshy disk on inner face of exposed area of scale. Anterior and posterior nostrils close together, their distance apart shorter than diameter of anterior nostril. Specimens from the Indian Ocean have more gill rakers than specimens from Japan.
habitats A benthic or benthopelagic species trawled in 128-200 m depth. 
Distribution Western Indian Ocean. Western Pacific: recently recorded Japan and New Caledonia. 
Utility No commercial species, edible, palatable.