Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Aulopiformes  
 Family Chlorophthalmidae  
 Genus Chlorophthalmus  
  Chlorophthalmus borealis  Kuronuma & Yamaguchi, 1941 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);中國動物誌-燈籠魚目(陳等, 2002)
Character: Body moderately slender, subcylindrical anteriorly to moderately compressed posteriorly, moderately elongate. Head moderate; head length 25.0-27.9% standard length. Eye large, round, lateral with teardrop-shaped pupil; eye diameter 9.7-10.9% standard length. Teeth small; outer tooth patch of lower jaw trapezoidal, middle of anterior margin of vomer with teeth. Dorsal fin short based and high, before middle of body, with 11 rays; anal fin far behind dorsal fin, with 8 to 10 rays; Pectoral fin short, its posterior end not reaching posterior end pelvic fin when depressed. Body yellowish brown, with dusky mottlings; tapetum of eye brilliant green in freshly caught specimens. Caudal fin without black posterior margin.  
Habitat: Benthic or benthopelagic upper continental slopes deep-water fishes. 
Distribution: Taiwan and Japan. It found in northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Marketed fresh, and eaten fried and broiled.  
Name Code: 380833
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