Scientific Name
Diretmoides pauciradiatus  
Diretmoides pauciradiatus短鰭擬銀眼鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Woods, 1973) Depth 0 - 1880M
Chinese 短鰭擬銀眼鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 銀眼鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F277 Diretmidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 短鰭擬銀眼鯛 
Max Length 37 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 藍皮刀、洞鰭鯛 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality 11°52'N, 69°27'W, southern Caribbean Sea, Oregon station 4410, depth 230 fathoms 
Synonyms Diretmus argenteus, Diretmus pauciradiatus   
Reference The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Matsubara, K. 1954 Grinols, R.B. etc. 1966 Ole Munk 1966 Quéro, J. C., J. C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post etc. 1990 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057259. ASIZP0061611. ASIZP0061612. ASIZP0061750. ASIZP0061774. ASIZP0062293. ASIZP0063730. ASIZP0073057. ASIZP0073058. ASIZP0073771. ASIZP0073832. ASIZP0900171. ASIZP0900189. ASIZP0916275. ASIZP0916329. FRIP00367.  
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Common Name Large spinyfin; Longwing spinyfin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with no spines and 24-26 soft rays; anal fin with no spines, but with 18-21 soft rays. Tip of pelvic fin not reaching origin of anal fin. Body covered with ctenoidscales. 12 scutes. Pectoral fin a little longer. Caudal fin forked. Body black blue. All fins lighter.
habitats Inhabits marine mesopelagic environment. Young near the surface while aged adults often descend below 1,000 m depth. Largest adults may be benthopelagic. Plankton-eaters like the other members of the family. 
Distribution Eastern Atlantic: Guinea Bissau to Angola. Western Atlantic: eastern Florida, Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and northern Brazil. Indian Ocean: Mozambique, Madagascar, and Western Australia. Pacific: Indonesia, South China Sea, and Kyushu-Palau Ridge 
Utility Not commercial food species.