74 Species in Family Sternoptychidae
Nominal species list for Sternoptychidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Araiophos eastropas Ahlstrom & Moser, 1969
Argyripnus atlanticus Maul, 1952
Argyripnus brocki Struhsaker, 1973 Brock's bristle-mouth fish
Argyripnus electronus Parin, 1992
Argyripnus ephippiatus Gilbert & Cramer, 1897 Gilbert & Cramer's bristle-mouth fish
Argyripnus hulleyi Quéro, Spitz & Vayne, 2009 Reunion's bristle-mouth fish
Argyripnus iridescens McCulloch, 1926 Brilliant pearlside
Argyripnus pharos Harold & Lancaster, 2003
Argyropelecus aculeatus Valenciennes, 1850 Lovely hatchetfish
Argyropelecus affinis Garman, 1899 Pacific hatchet fish
Argyropelecus gigas Norman, 1930 Hatchetfish
Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829 Half-naked hatchetfish
Argyropelecus lychnus Garman, 1899 Tropical hatchetfish
Argyropelecus olfersii (Cuvier, 1829)
Argyropelecus sladeni Regan, 1908 Sladen's hatchet fish
Danaphos oculatus (Garman, 1899) Bottlelights
Maurolicus amethystinopunctatus Cocco, 1838
Maurolicus australis Hector, 1875 Pennant pearlside
Maurolicus breviculus Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
Maurolicus imperatorius Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993 Emperor seamount lightfish
Maurolicus inventionis Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
Maurolicus japonicus Ishikawa, 1915 North Pacific lightfish
Maurolicus javanicus Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993 Javan pearlside
Maurolicus kornilovorum Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
Maurolicus mucronatus Klunzinger, 1871
Maurolicus muelleri (Gmelin, 1789) Silvery lightfish
Maurolicus parvipinnis Vaillant, 1888
Maurolicus rudjakovi Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
Maurolicus stehmanni Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
Maurolicus walvisensis Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
Maurolicus weitzmani Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993 Atlantic pearlside
Polyipnus aquavitus Baird, 1971 Aquavit hatchetfish
Polyipnus asper Harold, 1994
Polyipnus asteroides Schultz, 1938
Polyipnus bruuni Harold, 1994
Polyipnus clarus Harold, 1994 Slope hatchetfish
Polyipnus danae Harold, 1990
Polyipnus elongatus Borodulina, 1979
Polyipnus fraseri Fowler, 1934
Polyipnus indicus Schultz, 1961
Polyipnus inermis Borodulina, 1981
Polyipnus kiwiensis Baird, 1971 Kiwi hatchetfish
Polyipnus laruei Vourey, Dupoux & Harold, 2017 Bigeye hatchetfish
Polyipnus laternatus Garman, 1899
Polyipnus latirastrus Last & Harold, 1994 Combside hatchetfish
Polyipnus limatulus Harold & Wessel, 1998
Polyipnus matsubarai Schultz, 1961
Polyipnus meteori Kotthaus, 1967
Polyipnus nuttingi Gilbert, 1905 Nutting's hatchet fish
Polyipnus oluolus Baird, 1971
Polyipnus omphus Baird, 1971
Polyipnus ovatus Harold, 1994
Polyipnus parini Borodulina, 1979
Polyipnus paxtoni Harold, 1989 Paxton's hatchetfish
Polyipnus polli Schultz, 1961 Round hatchetfish
Polyipnus ruggeri Baird, 1971 Rugby hatchetfish
Polyipnus soelae Harold, 1994 Soela hatchetfish
Polyipnus spinifer Borodulina, 1979
Polyipnus spinosus Günther, 1887 Spiny hatchetfish
Polyipnus stereope Jordan & Starks, 1904
Polyipnus surugaensis Aizawa, 1990
Polyipnus tridentifer McCulloch, 1914 Three-spined hatchetfish
Polyipnus triphanos Schultz, 1938 Threelight hatchetfish
Polyipnus unispinus Schultz, 1938
Sonoda megalophthalma Grey, 1959
Sonoda paucilampa Grey, 1960
Sternoptyx diaphana Hermann, 1781 Diaphanous hatchet fish
Sternoptyx obscura Garman, 1899
Sternoptyx pseudobscura Baird, 1971 Highlight hatchetfish
Sternoptyx pseudodiaphana Borodulina, 1977 False oblique hatchetfish
Thorophos euryops Bruun, 1931
Thorophos nexilis (Myers, 1932)
Valenciennellus carlsbergi Bruun, 1931
Valenciennellus tripunctulatus (Esmark, 1871) Constellationfish
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