The Bottlelights lives in the pelagic-oceanic, marine, depth range 0 - 914 m environment.

Fossils of bottlelights show that the genus was already distinct in the Late Eocene, more than 35 million years ago. Footnotes - 1. ^ ITIS (2004), FishBase 2. More

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Common names

Big-eye lightfish in English
Big-eyed bristle-mouth fish in English
Bigeye lightfish in English
Bottlelight in English
Bottlelights in English
斑帝光魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斑帝光鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Sternoptychidae
Genus : Danaphos
Species : Danaphos oculatus
Authority : Garman, 1899