Scientific Name
Cookeolus japonicus  
Cookeolus japonicus日本紅目大眼鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 40 - 400M
Chinese 日本紅目大眼鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 大眼鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F351 Priacanthidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 日本牛目鯛 
Max Length 68 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅目鰱、嚴公仔、大目仔(臺東)、紅目孔(澎湖)、嚴公舅(澎湖) 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Anthias boops, Cookeolus boops, Priacanthus alticlarens, Priacanthus boops, Priacanthus japonicus, Priacanthus macropterus, Priacanthus macropus, Priacanthus supraarmatus, Priacanthus velabundus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1829 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0063285. ASIZP0070882. ASIZP0072239. ASIZP0072240. ASIZP0700368. ASIZP0804842. ASIZP0804843. ASIZP0804844. ASIZP0914842. ASIZP0914843. ASIZP0914844. FRIP00893. NMMBP08861. NTMP1211.  
Barcode2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,%
Common Name Red big eye; Bigeye; Bulleye; Deepwater bullseye; Longfinned bullseye; Long-finned bullseye 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body deep, ovoid, strongly compressed. Mouth oblique, near vertical. Teeth in minute, in villiform bands on jaws, vomer and palatines. Dorsal spines stronh, longer posterior, 1st to 4th spines serrated; third anal spine longest, the 1st without serration; pelvic fin with a long serrated, reaching to orgin of anal fin, and long rays reaching to middle of anal fin base. Body uniformly red. Pelvic fin black; spinous dorsal and anal, margins of anterior rays of dorsal and anal, and margin of caudal fin blackish.
habitats Found on hard bottoms to a depth of about 400 m and reported to be moderately common at depths of 165 to 260 m in association with rocky holes and ledges; preferably with rich invertebrate growth such as sponges and soft corals. Juveniles pelagic. Feeds o 
Distribution Circumglobal in tropical and tropically influenced seas. It is a common species in Taiwan except eastern part. 
Utility Marketed mostly fresh.