Scientific Name
Electrona risso  
Electrona risso高體電燈魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cocco, 1829) Depth 90 - 820M
Chinese 高體電燈魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燈籠魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F200 Myctophidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 高體電燈魚 
Max Length 8.2 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 燈籠魚、七星魚、光魚 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Strait of Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea 
Synonyms Electrona risso salubris, Electrona rissoi, Myctophum risso, Myctophum risso salubris, Myctophum rissoi, Scopelus risso, Scopelus rissoi   
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)  Cocco, A. 1829 Kubota T. etc. 1972 Wang, J. T.-M. etc. 2001 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0066296. ASIZP0801562. ASIZP0911562.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Chubby fleshlightfish; Lanternfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. 13-15; A19(18); P. 15 (14-16); AO 11;G.R. 8 + 1 + 17-18, total 26-27 Body short and deep, slightly greater than 1/3 of SL. Mouth oblique, terminal; maxillary expanded posteriorly. Eye very large. Origin of dorsal fin behind base of ventral fin. Origin of anal fin about under middle base of dorsal fin. Pectoral fins extending to almost SAO1. Ventral fins reaching anus. Base of adipose fin in advance of end of base of anal fin. Small Dn and Vn; Op1 opposite posterior end of premaxillary; Op2 about at level of ventral margin of orbit. PLO over PVO1, in front of ventral half of base of pectoral fin. PVO1 on or slightly in advance of a line between PVO2 and PO2; PVO2 in contact with lower end of base of pectoral fin. Five PO, level. VLO about over VO1 and on a line between SAO1 and PVO2. Four VO, level. SAO forminga very obtuse angle; SAO1 over VO4; Pol absent; 11 AO, less than one organ diameter apart form each other, in line except for last three organs which behind end of base of anal fin. Prc nearly on same level and less than one organ diameter apart form each other.
habitats Oceanic, found between 225-750 m during the day and between 90-375 m (juveniles) and 450-550 m (adults) at night. Epipelagic to mesopelagic. Widespread distribution in all oceans, limited by 10° and 15°C isotherms at 200 m and by a productivity greater th 
Distribution The waters off Tungkand and the Tungsha Islands. Northern and northwestern Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, northwestern Atlantic Ocean, South Africa, and tropical Indian Ocean.