Scientific Name
Astronesthes lucifer  
Astronesthes lucifer螢光星衫魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Gilbert, 1905 Depth 25 - 704M
Chinese 螢光星衫魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 巨口魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F182 Stomiidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 螢光星衫魚 
Max Length 12 cmSL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 巨口魚 
Distribution in World East India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Off Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands [central Pacific], U.S.A., Albatross station 4026, depth 368-1021 fathoms (net probably not on the bottom.)  
Synonyms Astronesthes ijimai   
Reference 1.臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); 2.Tinker, S.W., 1978. Fishes of Hawaii, a handbook of the marine fishes of Hawaii and the Central Pacific Ocean. Hawaiian Service Inc., Honolulu. 568 p; 3.Nakabo, T. (ed.). 2013. Fishes of Japan with Pictorial Keys to the Species. Third Edition. Tokyo: Tokai University Press. 2428 pp  Gilbert, C. H. 1905 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0057162. ASIZP0060223. ASIZP0062176. ASIZP0062177. ASIZP0062178. ASIZP0063404. ASIZP0063405. ASIZP0063406. ASIZP0063407. ASIZP0063408. ASIZP0063409. ASIZP0063410. ASIZP0063411. ASIZP0063412. ASIZP0064039. ASIZP0065006. ASIZP0066356. ASIZP0068135. ASIZP0068149. ASIZP0068179. ASIZP0068219. ASIZP0068235. ASIZP0068358. ASIZP0068360. ASIZP0080409. ASIZP0700148. ASIZP0803896. ASIZP0803910. ASIZP0803940. ASIZP0803980. ASIZP0803996. ASIZP0900303. ASIZP0900311. ASIZP0900364. ASIZP0900380. ASIZP0913896. ASIZP0913910. ...List all 70 records... 
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Common Name Pacific astronesthid fish; Snaggletooth 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Pectoral rays 6(7), pelvic rays 7, dorsal rays 11-13, anal rays 17-19. Photophores: IP 10, PV 19-20, VAV 21-24, AC 11-12, IC 61-65, OA 38-40. Barbel length about 1-1.6 times longer than head length. Ventral series of AC photophores discontinuous, 2 or 3 photophores ranging from 5th to 8th electing higher than others. After posterior part of anal rays, a prominent black band extending from ventral to lateral side of caudal peduncle.
Distribution Indo-Pacific: including Japan, Taiwan, Australia, off the Hawaiian Islands, and the Timor Sea. Depth range is about 200-550 m.