The Bigscale lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 75 - 1275 m , usually 125 - 150 m environment.

Bean's Bigscale is a deepsea pelagic fish that has deep pits on its head. Its scales are easily removed so specimens that are caught in trawl nets are often badly damaged. More

The Bigscale Soldierfish occurs on coral reefs and can be recognised by its colouration. During the day it is usually seen in caves and under ledges. More

of the discovery of the bigscale pomfret on the beach at San Onofre. I had to mention this fish was pretty well decomposed. The curator kindly thanked me for the news about this specimen and declined my offer of the actual fish. More

TVL uitzending over bigscale event in Susteren 02:30 - 2 years ago Uitzending van TVL over het indoor bigscale offroad event in manege de Katsbek te Susteren Uitzending van TVL over het indoor bigscale offroad event in manege de Katsbek te Susterenall » Uitzending van TVL More

steindachneri, known as the sickle or bigscale pomfret, because of the forked shape of its fins and large scales. Longline fishermen from Japan refer to monchong as "utopia fish. More

Bigscale Goatfish Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

Bigscale pomfret is an open-ocean species that’s widely distributed in the warm waters of the Pacific. It has a rounded shape, pointed fins and, as its common name implies, big scales. More

Bigscale Pomfret - Taractes longipinnis = Bigscale Pomfret Bigscale Pomfret live in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Bigscale Pomfret are a highly migritory species that feed mainly on small squid and fish. More

The Bigscale Soldierfish is the most common of the many soldierfish found there. Its orange spinous dorsal fin handsomely distinguishes it from others in its family. During the daylight hours, this creature lingers in caves and under ledges of subtidal reef flats. More

Common names

Bigscale in English
大眼孔头鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼孔头鲷 in Unknown
大眼孔頭鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼孔頭鯛 in Unknown

Order : Stephanoberyciformes
Family : Melamphaidae
Genus : Melamphaes
Species : Melamphaes danae
Authority : Ebeling, 1962