Scientific Name
Beryx splendens  
Beryx splendens紅金眼鯛
by: Yi-Lang Jheng
Author Lowe, 1834 Depth 25 - 1300M
Chinese 紅金眼鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金眼鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F281 Berycidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 紅金眼鯛 
Max Length 70 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅魚、紅大目仔、紅三角仔(臺東)、紅皮刀 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Madeira, eastern Atlantic 
Synonyms Beryx decadactylus, Bryx splendens   
Reference The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2003)  Mundy, B.C. 1990 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0070724. ASIZP0070725. ASIZP0700338. FRIP20275.  
Common Name Slender alfonsino; Slender beryx; Splendid alfonsino; Alfonsino; Golden eye perch; Lowes berix; Lowe's beryx 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with IV spines and 13-16 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 26-30 soft rays. First infraorbital bone with a spine projecting laterally on anterior end. Lateral line extends to caudal fin. A fleshy disk on inner face of exposed area of scale. In young fishes, the 2nd dorsal ray is elongate. Caudal fin forked. body orange red. Pectoral fins with one spine and 17 soft rays
habitats Inhabits the outer shelf (180 m) and slope to at least 1,300 m depth, probably moving further from the bottom at night; often found over seamounts and underwater ridges. Juveniles are pelagic. Feeds mainly on fish, crustaceans and cephalopods. Marketed fr 
Distribution Circumglobal, excluding the northeast Pacific and Mediterranean Sea. Western Atlantic: Gulf of Maine to the Gulf of Mexico Eastern Atlantic: off southwestern Europe and the Canary Islands to South Africa. Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Japan, Hawaii, A 
Utility Commercial food species.