Scientific Name
Diretmus argenteus  
Diretmus argenteus銀眼鯛
by: Po-Feng Lee, Cheng-Yi Tsai & Ching-Yi Chen
Author Johnson, 1864 Depth 0 - 2000M
Chinese 銀眼鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 銀眼鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F277 Diretmidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 銀眼鯛 
Max Length 26.25 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 黑銀眼鯛、藍皮刀、洞鰭鯛 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Madeira 
Synonyms Diretmus aureus, Discus aureus, Gyrinomene nummeralis, Gyrinomene nummularis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  Johnson, J. Y. 1864 Matsubara, K. 1954 Grinols, R.B. etc. 1966 Ole Munk 1966 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057291. ASIZP0061610. ASIZP0064690. ASIZP0064744. ASIZP0064757. ASIZP0064907. ASIZP0066096. ASIZP0066097. ASIZP0066201. ASIZP0800412. ASIZP0800413. ASIZP0800416. ASIZP0800417. ASIZP0801563. ASIZP0801564. ASIZP0801565. ASIZP0910412. ASIZP0910413. ASIZP0910416. ASIZP0910417. ASIZP0911563. ASIZP0911564. ASIZP0911565. NMMBP05281. NMMSTP00880. ZMUCP40245-*.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2011-07-30,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-30,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-30,柯慧玲,CO1,73% 2011-07-30,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Silver spinyfin; Spinyfin; Spiny-fin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with I spine and 25-29 soft rays; anal fin with I spines and 18-24 soft rays; Vertebrae: 27-29. Body covered with ctenoid scales. Body black dorsally, silvery on sides. Branchiostegal rays: 7-8. Body deep, heavy, sides straight. Large adults very dark brown.
habitats Inhabit marine environment. Juveniles are found from near surface to about 250 m to more than 1,000 m. Largest adults may be benthopelagic. Adults are plankton-eaters like the other members of the family. Oviparous, with planktonic larvae. 
Distribution All oceans from temperate to tropical waters. Eastern Atlantic: Iceland and British Isles to South Africa including Canary Islands and Ascension Island Not recorded from the Mediterranean 
Utility Not commercial food speices.