Scientific Name
Cyttomimus affinis  
Cyttomimus affinis青菱的鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Weber, 1913 Depth 200 - 350M
Chinese 青菱的鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 甲眼的鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F286 Zeniontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 青菱海魴 
Max Length 7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 青甲眼的鯛、幼魴、青的鯛 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Banda Sea [not Arafura Sea], 5°48.2'S, 132°13'E, Siboga station 253, depth 304 meters [Indonesia] 
Reference Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2004);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057207. ASIZP0058509. ASIZP0060122. NMMBP02815. NMNSF00791.  
Common Name Dory 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body oval and strongly compressed; head also strongly compressed; body depth greater than head length; without spiny plates on ventral ridge of body between pelvic and anal fins. Mouth highly protrusible, forming a downward-pointing tube when protruded; teeth small; maxilla exposed posteriorly, no supramaxilla. Gill rakers rudimentary low knobs. A single dorsal fin, with VIII spines and 20 or 21 soft rays; anal fin with II spines and 21 to 22 soft rays; caudal fin rounded; pectoral fins much shorter than head, with 14 rays; pelvic fins with I spine and 6 rays. Lateral line complete, strongly curved over pectoral fin. Body scales small; head naked except cheek and operculum scaly. Body bluish- gray. Caudal peduncle whitish.
habitats Found on the continental slope from 200 to 350 m. Biology unknown. 
Distribution Distributed in Japan, Taiwan, Arafura Sea, and Australia. It is found in sourthern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility These small, rare fishes are of no importance to fisheries.