Scientific Name
Lampanyctus turneri  
Lampanyctus turneri圖氏珍燈魚
by: ©South African Institute of Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)
Author (Fowler, 1934) Depth 200 - 830M
Chinese 圖氏珍燈魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燈籠魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F200 Myctophidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 圖氏珍燈魚 
Max Length 7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 燈籠魚、七星魚、光魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Bantigue Island, between Leyte Island and Mindanao Island, Philippines, Albatross station D.5497, depth 960 fathoms 
Synonyms Lampanyctus basili, Serpa turneri   
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)  Fowler, H. W. 1934 Fowler, H. W. 1934 Fowler, H. W. 1934 Wang, J. T.-M. etc. 2001 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List
Common Name Lampfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. 12-13; A. 17(16-18); P. 12(11); G.R. 3 + 1 + 9-10, total 14-16; AO 4-5 + 8-9, total 10-11 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 first Pol. Ventral fin reaching origin of anal fin. Base of adipose fin over end of base of anal fin. Dn absent; Vn small, rounded. Cp absent. PLO in advance of pectoral fin and immediately below lateral line. PVO1 below and in front of PVO2; Five PO, almost on a straight line. 4 VO, VO2 highly elevated and in front of VO1; VLO in contact with lateral line. Three SAO, forming an obtuse angle. SAO1 behind VO3; SAO2 and SAO3 on a nearly straight line with VO4; SAO3 over origin of anal fin and in contact with lateral line. AOa series almost forming a straight line. Two Pol, Pol2 distinctly in advance of base of adipose fin and immediately below lateral line. AOp almost forming a straight line, first two AOp in front of end base of anal fin. Prc continuous with AOp, forming an right angle; Prc4 slightly behind Prc3 and at level of lateral line. INGL consisting of 3-5 luminous scales; SUGL shorter, consisting of 2-3 luminous scales.
habitats High-oceanic and mesopelagic; occurs in the upper 212 m at night. 
Distribution Eastern and South-western Taiwan waters. Indo-West Pacific, western Indian Ocean