Scientific Name
Lampanyctus alatus  
Lampanyctus alatus翼珍燈魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Goode & Bean, 1896 Depth 40 - 1500M
Chinese 翼珍燈魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燈籠魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F200 Myctophidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 翼珍燈魚 
Max Length 6.1 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 細斑珍燈魚、燈籠魚、七星魚、光魚 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Gulf of Mexico off Florida, 28°43'N, 87°14'30"W, Albatross station 2393, depth 525 fathoms 
Synonyms Lampanyctus alatus alatus, Lampanyctus alatus punctatissimus, Lampanyctus pseudoalatus, Lampanyctus punctatissimus, Lampanyctus pusillus, Macrostoma alatum, Myctophum alatum, Myctophum pseudoalatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);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)  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 ASIZP0063897. ASIZP0063902. ASIZP0063907. ASIZP0070467. ASIZP0078963. ASIZP0079025. FRIP00354. FRIP03099. ZMUCP2339098-*. ZMUCP2339099-*.  
Barcode2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Lampfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. 11-13 (12); A. 16-18 (17); P. 11-13 (12); V. 8; GR 6 + 1 + 13; AO 5-6 + 6-7 Mouth very large, somewhat oblique with lower jaw slightly protruding. Eye rather small with some aphakic space. Posterior opercular margin truncate, ending in front of base of pectoral fin. Origin of dorsal fin behind base of ventral fin. Origin of anal fin under posterior one-third of base of dorsal fin. Pectoral fins very long, extending to third or fourth AOa. Ventral fin reaching origin of anal fin. Base of adipose fin over end of base of anal fin. Dn absent; Vn small, rounded and surrounded with black tissue. Cp present, located on center of cheek. PLO in advance of pectoral fin and nearer to lateral line than to base of pectoral fin. 2 PVO, almost horizontal. Five PO; PO4 elevated, slightly higher than PVO2. 4 VO, forms an gentle arc. VLO behind origin of anal fin and immediately below lateral line. SAO forming an obtuse angle. SAO1 in advance of VO3; SAO2 and SAO3 on a nearly straight line with VO4; SAO3 over origin of anal fin and immediately below lateral line. AOa series almost forming a straight line. Pol in line with last AOa; Pol2 in advance of base of adipose fin and immediately below lateral line. AOp behind base of anal fin. Prc continuous with AOp, forming an abtuse angle; Prc4 slightly in advance of Prc3 and at level of lateral line. INGL consisting of 4-5 luminous scales; SUGL shorter, consisting of 2-4 luminous scales.
habitats Oceanic, found between 275-1,000 m during the day; between 40-275 m at night with maximum abundance between 50-100 m. 
Distribution Off southwestern and eastern Taiwan; Atlantic;Indian Ocean; Western Pacific.