Scientific Name
Bolinichthys longipes  
Bolinichthys longipes長鰭虹燈魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Brauer, 1906) Depth 10 - 725M
Chinese 長鰭虹燈魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燈籠魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F200 Myctophidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 長鰭虹燈魚 
Max Length 5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 燈籠魚、七星魚、光魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pan_Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Madeira; Gulf of Guinea; south and north of Cocos Is.; Bengal Bay; south of Sri Lanka; Chagos Arch.; Seychelles 
Synonyms Lampanyctus fraserbrunneri, Lampanyctus joubini, Macrostoma grayi, Myctophum longipes   
Reference A review of lanternfishes( Families: Myctophidae and Neoscopelidae) and their distributions around Taiwan and Tungsha Islands with notes on seventeen new records(Wang and Chen, 2001);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-燈籠魚目(陳等, 2002)  Wang, J. T.-M. etc. 2001 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 陳素芝 編著 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0063880.  
Common Name Popeye lampfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. 11-13; A. 13-15; P.13; G.R. 5(6) + 1 +11-12, total; AO 5 (4) + 3-4, total 8-10 Origin of dorsal fin over base of ventral fin. Origin of anal fin behind end of base of dorsal fin; base of adipose fin directly over of slightly in advance of end of base of anal fin. Operculum pointed posteriorly. Posterior half of iris with crescent of whitish tissue. Dn absent. Vn small and rounded. PLO in contact with lateral line; Two PVO, PVO1 slightly in front of PVO2. Five PO, PO3 slightly elevated, PO4 highly elevated; Five VO, VO2 elevated, slightly lower at level of PO4; VLO close to, not in contact with lateral line; Three SAO, forming an obtuse angle, SAO1 higher and slightly behind VO5, SAO3 in contact with upper side of lateral line; Two Pol, forming an oblique line, Pol1 higher and behind last AOa, Pol2 under adipose fin, in contact with upper side of lateral line; Five to six AOa, forming a straight line; three to four AOp, behind base of anal fin. Three Prc, Prc2 slightly higher than Prc1, Prc2-Prc3 interspace widely enlarged, Prc3 in contact with upper side of lateral line. SUGL consisting of 2-3 luminous scales. INGL consisting of 2-3 luminous scales. One to two luminous scale at head, base of ventral fin, middle of base of dorsal fin, and base of anal fin below AOa1.
habitats High-oceanic and mesopelagic, found in 525-725 m during the day and in 10-150 m at night. Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae 
Distribution Mesopelagic. Tropical waters of Pacific, Indian Oceans.