Scientific Name
Diaphus chrysorhynchus  
Diaphus chrysorhynchus金鼻眶燈魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Gilbert & Cramer, 1897 Depth 10 - 587M
Chinese 金鼻眶燈魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燈籠魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F200 Myctophidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 金鼻眶燈魚 
Max Length 8 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 燈籠魚、七星魚、光魚 
Distribution in World Middle West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Hawaiian Islands, Kaiwi Channel, 21°15'49"N, 157°44'27"W, surface 
Synonyms Diaphus astridae, Diaphus sagamiensis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-燈籠魚目(陳等, 2002);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);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)  Gilbert, C. H. etc. 1897 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Wang, J. T.-M. etc. 2001 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 陳素芝 編著 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057134. ASIZP0070471. NMMSTP00610.  
Common Name Golden-nosed lantern fish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. 16-17(16); A. 15-16(16); P. 11-12(11); G.R. 5 + 1 + 11-12, total 17-18; AO 6 + 5, total 11 (11-13). 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. Ant roughly triangular; Dn small, round, directed forward, set immediately postero-dorsad to nasal apparatus; Vn well developed, situated at the antero-ventral aspect of the eye, extending posteriorly along ventral margin of pupil, usually reaching vertical through posterior margin of pupil; So absent. PLO distinctly nearer to lateral line than to base of pectoral fin. VLO midway between base of ventral fin and lateral line or a little lower. Five PO; PO1, PVO1, PVO2 on a straight line; SAO1-SAO3 on a straight line; AOa1 about 1.5 times its diameter anterodorsad to AOa2; AOa6 highly elevated. Pol under or slightly in advance of base of adipose fin, in contact with lateral line. Five AOp, behind base of anal fin. Prc evenly spaced, forming a gentle arc; Prc4 about 1-1.5 times its diameter below lateral line. A luminous scale at PLO, its size about 2 times that of body photophores.
Distribution Off eastern and southern Taiwan. Pacific Ocean.