Scientific Name
Priacanthus macracanthus  
Priacanthus macracanthus大棘大眼鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1829 Depth 20 - 400M
Chinese 大棘大眼鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 大眼鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F351 Priacanthidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 短尾大眼鯛 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅目鰱、嚴公仔、紅嚴公、赤目鰱、大眼鯛、大目鯛、紅目孔(澎湖)、紅嚴公(澎湖) 
Distribution in World East India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Amboina 
Synonyms Priacanthus benmebari, Priacanthus bleekeri, Priacanthus junonis, Priacanthus marcracanthus   
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 王玟琦 2008 
Specimen List ASIZP0055255. ASIZP0058812. ASIZP0058833. ASIZP0060942. ASIZP0061063. ASIZP0061108. ASIZP0061145. ASIZP0061198. ASIZP0061510. ASIZP0061830. ASIZP0061897. ASIZP0062358. ASIZP0065935. ASIZP0065944. ASIZP0066587. ASIZP0066589. ASIZP0067804. ASIZP0068299. ASIZP0068376. ASIZP0069454. ASIZP0072028. ASIZP0072258. ASIZP0076177. ASIZP0078813. ASIZP0078842. ASIZP0079312. ASIZP0700046. ASIZP0800603. ASIZP0800604. ASIZP0800605. ASIZP0801790. ASIZP0801791. ASIZP0803565. ASIZP0804061. ASIZP0900214. ASIZP0900281. ASIZP0910603. ...List all 86 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Red bigeye fish; Red bigeye; Short-tailed big-eye; Red big eye; Red bullseye; Truncate-tailed bigeye; Bigeye; Goggle-eye 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic A medium-sized fish of moderately deep body. eyes large; mouth oblique, with lower jaw projecting upwards. body tapers very slightly to beneath the middle of the soft portion of dorsal fin, and then abruptly to caudal peduncle. distinguished from P. fitchi by the presence of numerous rusty brown to yellowish spots in the membranes of dorsal and anal fins, and its less tapered body.
habitats Occurs in inshore and offshore reefs from less than 20 m to more than 400 m depths. 
Distribution As presently construed, in Indo-West Pacific and generally confined to region from both east and west coasts of Australia northward to Andaman Sea and southern Japan. It is common in waters around Taiwan. 
Utility Marketed fresh, dried, salted, and as fish balls.