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Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes



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Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18.2 cm SL
Aristostomias grimaldii Zugmayer, 1913

Photo by JAMARC
 
Aristostomias grimaldii
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Aristostomias lunifer Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by SFSA
 
Aristostomias lunifer
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Aristostomias polydactylus Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Aristostomias polydactylus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Aristostomias scintillans
[Shiny loosejaw]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL

 
Aristostomias tittmanni
[Loosejaw]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Aristostomias xenostoma
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Astronesthes atlanticus
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Astronesthes bilobatus
[Twinlobe snaggletooth]

Photo by SFSA

Circumpolar between 30°
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL
Astronesthes boulengeri Gilchrist, 1902

Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes boulengeri
[Boulenger's snaggletooth]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic between
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL
Astronesthes caulophorus Regan & Trewavas, 1929

Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes caulophorus
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Astronesthes chrysophekadion (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Astronesthes chrysophekadion
[]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Astronesthes cyaneus (Brauer, 1902)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Astronesthes cyaneus
[]
No picture found
Southeastern Atlantic.

 
Astronesthes decoratus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes dupliglandis
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Astronesthes exsul
[Exile snaggletooth]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Astronesthes fedorovi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes formosana
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Astronesthes galapagensis
[]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Astronesthes gemmifer Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Astronesthes gemmifer
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Astronesthes gibbsi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Astronesthes gudrunae
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Astronesthes haplophos
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Astronesthes ijimai
[Ijima's snaggletooth]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic and Pa
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes illuminatus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Astronesthes indicus Brauer, 1902

Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes indicus
[Black snaggletooth]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Astronesthes indopacificus
[Indo-Pacific snaggletooth]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Astronesthes karsteni
[]
No picture found
South Atlantic, Indian an
Max. Length 24.6 cm SL

 
Astronesthes kreffti
[Krefft's snaggletooth]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes lamellosus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific.
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Astronesthes lampara
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astronesthes leucopogon
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Astronesthes lucibucca
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Astronesthes lucifer Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Astronesthes lucifer
[Pacific astronesthid fish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific. Southeast
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes luetkeni
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Astronesthes lupina
[Little wolf]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Astronesthes macropogon Goodyear & Gibbs, 1970

Photo by JAMARC
 
Astronesthes macropogon
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Astronesthes martensii Klunzinger, 1871

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Astronesthes martensii
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes micropogon
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes neopogon
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Astronesthes niger Richardson, 1845

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Astronesthes niger
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Astronesthes nigroides
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Astronesthes oligoa
[]
No picture found
Circumglobal in the south
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Astronesthes psychrolutes
[Temperate snaggletooth]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes quasiindicus
[]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Astronesthes richardsoni (Poey, 1852)

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Astronesthes richardsoni
[Richardson's snaggletooth]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astronesthes similus Parr, 1927

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Astronesthes similus
[]
No picture found
South Pacific.

 
Astronesthes spatulifer
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astronesthes splendidus
[Splendid snaggletooth]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic and So
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Astronesthes tanibe
[]
No picture found
South Pacific.
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes tatyanae
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific

 
Astronesthes tchuvasovi
[]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astronesthes trifibulatus Gibbs, Amaoka & Haruta, 1984

Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes trifibulatus
[Triplethread snaggletooth]
No picture found
South Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Astronesthes zetgibbsi
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Astronesthes zharovi
[]
No picture found
Southwest and Southeast P

 
Bathophilus abarbatus
[Barbless dragonfish]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic

 
Bathophilus altipinnis
[]

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

South Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Bathophilus ater (Brauer, 1902)

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Bathophilus ater
[Winged dragonfish]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Bathophilus brevis Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Bathophilus brevis
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Bathophilus digitatus (Welsh, 1923)

Photo by SFSA
 
Bathophilus digitatus
[]

Photo by Beltrán-León, B.S./Raul Ríos Herrera

Southwest Pacific

Bathophilus filifer (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Beltrán-León, B.S./Raul Ríos Herrera
 
Bathophilus filifer
[Sparing]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Bathophilus flemingi
[Highfin dragonfish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Bathophilus indicus
[]
No picture found
South Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Bathophilus irregularis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Bathophilus kingi
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Bathophilus longipinnis (Pappenheim, 1912)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bathophilus longipinnis
[]

Photo by Costa, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Bathophilus nigerrimus Giglioli, 1882

Photo by Costa, F.
 
Bathophilus nigerrimus
[Scaleless dragonfish]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Bathophilus pawneei Parr, 1927

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bathophilus pawneei
[Pawnee dragonfish]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Bathophilus proximus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Bathophilus schizochirus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Bathophilus vaillanti
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Borostomias abyssorum
[]

Photo by Román Marcote, E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Borostomias antarcticus (Lönnberg, 1905)

Photo by Román Marcote, E.
 
Borostomias antarcticus
[Snaggletooth]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Borostomias elucens (Brauer, 1906)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Borostomias elucens
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Borostomias mononema (Regan & Trewavas, 1929)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Borostomias mononema
[Sickle snaggletooth]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Borostomias pacificus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Borostomias panamensis
[Panama snaggletooth]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Chauliodus barbatus
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chauliodus danae Regan & Trewavas, 1929

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Chauliodus danae
[Dana viperfish]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean

 
Chauliodus dentatus
[]

Photo by Van Noord, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 29.3 cm TL
Chauliodus macouni Bean, 1890

Photo by Van Noord, J.E.
 
Chauliodus macouni
[Pacific viperfish]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Chauliodus minimus Parin & Novikova, 1974

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Chauliodus minimus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Chauliodus pammelas
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Chauliodus schmidti
[]

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Warm and temperate parts
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Chauliodus sloani Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Chauliodus sloani
[Sloane's viperfish]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Chauliodus vasnetzovi Novikova, 1972

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Chauliodus vasnetzovi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Chirostomias pliopterus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 36.8 cm SL
Echiostoma barbatum Lowe, 1843

Photo by SFSA
 
Echiostoma barbatum
[Threadfin dragonfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Eastern Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Eupogonesthes xenicus Parin & Borodulina, 1993

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Eupogonesthes xenicus
[Exotic snaggletooth]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias achirus
[Proud dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias acinosus
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean.
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias aequatorialis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias albibulbus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific.
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias appositus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25.3 cm SL

 
Eustomias arborifer
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias australensis
[Australian dragonfish]
No picture found
South Atlantic.
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias austratlanticus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Eustomias bertelseni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias bibulboides
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Eustomias bibulbosus
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Eustomias bifilis
[Twinthread dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias bigelowi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Eustomias bimargaritatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias bimargaritoides
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias binghami
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Eustomias bituberatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Eustomias bituberoides
[]
No picture found
North Atlantic
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias borealis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias braueri
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias brevibarbatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Eustomias bulbiramis
[]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Eustomias bulbornatus
[Grapevine dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias cancriensis
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 21.4 cm

 
Eustomias cirritus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias contiguus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias crossotus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Eustomias crucis
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias cryptobulbus
[Hiddenbulb dragonfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Eustomias curtatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias curtifilis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Eustomias danae
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias decoratus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias dendriticus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias deofamiliaris
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias digitatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias dinema
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias dispar
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Eustomias dubius
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias elongatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias enbarbatus
[Barbate dragonfish]

Photo by Sutton, T.T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL
Eustomias filifer (Gilchrist, 1906)

Photo by Sutton, T.T.
 
Eustomias filifer
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Eustomias fissibarbis (Pappenheim, 1912)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Eustomias fissibarbis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Eustomias flagellifer
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias furcifer
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias gibbsi
[]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Eustomias grandibulbus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias hulleyi
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias hypopsilus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Eustomias ignotus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias inconstans
[]
No picture found
North Atlantic.

 
Eustomias insularum
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean.

 
Eustomias intermedius
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Eustomias interruptus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias ioani
[]

Photo by Sutton, T.T.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Eustomias jimcraddocki Sutton & Hartel, 2004

Photo by Sutton, T.T.
 
Eustomias jimcraddocki
[]
No picture found
Eastern and Western Atlan
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias kreffti
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias lanceolatus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias leptobolus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL
Eustomias lipochirus Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by SFSA
 
Eustomias lipochirus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias longibarba
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Eustomias longiramis
[]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL
Eustomias macronema Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Eustomias macronema
[Bigbarb dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Eustomias macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 27.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias macrurus
[Yellowstem dragonfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias magnificus
[]
No picture found
North Pacific.
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Eustomias medusa
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias melanonema
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias melanostigma
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias melanostigmoides
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias mesostenus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Eustomias metamelas
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias micraster
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias micropterygius
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias minimus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias monoclonoides
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Eustomias monoclonus
[]

Photo by Sutton, T.T.

North Atlantic. Better r
Max. Length 20.7 cm SL
Eustomias monodactylus Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by Sutton, T.T.
 
Eustomias monodactylus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias multifilis
[Multi-thread dragonfish]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Eustomias obscurus Vaillant, 1884

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Eustomias obscurus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Eustomias orientalis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias pacificus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Eustomias parini
[Parin's dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias parri
[]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Eustomias patulus Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Eustomias patulus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias paucifilis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias paxtoni
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias perplexus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias pinnatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Eustomias polyaster
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic.
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Eustomias posti
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias precarius
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias problematicus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias pyrifer
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic

 
Eustomias quadrifilis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias radicifilis
[]
No picture found
Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias satterleei
[Twinray dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Eustomias schiffi
[]

Photo by SFSA

Atlantic and Pacific
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL
Eustomias schmidti Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by SFSA
 
Eustomias schmidti
[Schmidt's dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Eustomias silvescens
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias similis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Eustomias simplex
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias spherulifer
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias suluensis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias tenisoni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Eustomias tetranema
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Eustomias teuthidopsis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Eustomias tomentosis
[]

Photo by SFSA

Circumglobal.
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Eustomias trewavasae Norman, 1930

Photo by SFSA
 
Eustomias trewavasae
[Deepsea dragonfish]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Eustomias triramis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL

 
Eustomias uniramis
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Eustomias variabilis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Eustomias vitiazi
[Vitiaz dragonfish]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Eustomias vulgaris
[Common dragonfish]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific.
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Eustomias woollardi
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Eustomias xenobolus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL
Flagellostomias boureei (Zugmayer, 1913)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Flagellostomias boureei
[Longbarb dragonfish]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Grammatostomias circularis
[]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Grammatostomias dentatus Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Grammatostomias dentatus
[]
No picture found
North Atlantic

 
Grammatostomias flagellibarba
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35.6 cm SL
Heterophotus ophistoma Regan & Trewavas, 1929

Photo by JAMARC
 
Heterophotus ophistoma
[Wingfin snaggletooth]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Idiacanthus antrostomus Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Idiacanthus antrostomus
[Pacific blackdragon]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Subtropical to temperate
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Idiacanthus atlanticus Brauer, 1906

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Idiacanthus atlanticus
[Black dragonfish]

Photo by Tibbatts, B.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 48.9 cm SL
Idiacanthus fasciola Peters, 1877

Photo by Tibbatts, B.
 
Idiacanthus fasciola
[Ribbon sawtail fish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic

 
Leptostomias analis
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 26.7 cm SL

 
Leptostomias bermudensis
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Leptostomias bilobatus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37.3 cm SL
Leptostomias gladiator (Zugmayer, 1911)

Photo by SFSA
 
Leptostomias gladiator
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Leptostomias gracilis Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by SFSA
 
Leptostomias gracilis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37.6 cm SL

 
Leptostomias haplocaulus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Leptostomias leptobolus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 32.5 cm SL

 
Leptostomias longibarba
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Leptostomias macronema
[Long-threaded dragon fish]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic

 
Leptostomias macropogon
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Leptostomias multifilis
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Leptostomias robustus Imai, 1941

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Leptostomias robustus
[]
No picture found
Circumglobal
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Malacosteus australis
[Southern stoplight loosejaw]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Worldwide in all oceans f
Max. Length 25.6 cm TL
Malacosteus niger Ayres, 1848

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Malacosteus niger
[Stoplight loosejaw]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL
Melanostomias bartonbeani Parr, 1927

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Melanostomias bartonbeani
[Scaleless black dragonfish]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Melanostomias biseriatus Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by JAMARC
 
Melanostomias biseriatus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific.

 
Melanostomias globulifer
[Brightchin dragonfish]

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Melanostomias macrophotus Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Melanostomias macrophotus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Melanostomias margaritifer
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Melanostomias melanopogon
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Melanostomias melanops Brauer, 1902

Photo by JAMARC
 
Melanostomias melanops
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Melanostomias niger Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Melanostomias niger
[Fangtooth dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Melanostomias nigroaxialis
[]
No picture found
South Atlantic
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Melanostomias paucilaternatus
[Spothead dragonfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific.

 
Melanostomias pauciradius
[Three-ray dragonfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Melanostomias pollicifer
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Melanostomias stewarti
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Melanostomias tentaculatus
[Tentacle dragonfish]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24.1 cm TL
Melanostomias valdiviae Brauer, 1902

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Melanostomias valdiviae
[Valdivia black dragon fish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Melanostomias vierecki
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Neonesthes capensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by SFSA
 
Neonesthes capensis
[Cape snaggletooth]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL
Neonesthes microcephalus Norman, 1930

Photo by SFSA
 
Neonesthes microcephalus
[Smallhead snaggletooth]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Odontostomias masticopogon Norman, 1930

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Odontostomias masticopogon
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL

 
Odontostomias micropogon
[]

Photo by SFSA

Circumglobal
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Opostomias micripnus (Günther, 1878)

Photo by SFSA
 
Opostomias micripnus
[Obese dragonfish]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Opostomias mitsuii Imai, 1941

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Opostomias mitsuii
[Pitgum lanternfish]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Pachystomias microdon (Günther, 1878)

Photo by SFSA
 
Pachystomias microdon
[Smalltooth dragonfish]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Photonectes achirus
[]



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Aristostomias grimaldii Eastern Atlantic 18.2 SL 1913
Aristostomias lunifer Eastern Atlantic 17 TL 1930
Aristostomias polydactylus Eastern Atlantic 22 TL 1930
Aristostomias scintillans Shiny loosejaw Eastern Pacific 23 TL 1915
Aristostomias tittmanni Loosejaw Eastern Atlantic 21.5 SL 1923
Aristostomias xenostoma Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1930
Astronesthes atlanticus Atlantic Ocean 16.3 SL 1996
Astronesthes bilobatus Twinlobe snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 20.8 SL 1996
Astronesthes boulengeri Boulenger's snaggletooth Circumpolar between 30° 21.2 SL 1902
Astronesthes caulophorus Eastern Atlantic between 26.2 SL 1929
Astronesthes chrysophekadion Indo-West Pacific 13.4 SL 1849
Astronesthes cyaneus Indo-West Pacific 10.8 SL 1902
Astronesthes decoratus Southeastern Atlantic. 2002
Astronesthes dupliglandis Pacific Ocean 7.2 SL 1997
Astronesthes exsul Exile snaggletooth Western Indian Ocean 2002
Astronesthes fedorovi Northwest Pacific 1994
Astronesthes formosana Northwest Pacific 9.5 SL 2006
Astronesthes galapagensis Southeast Pacific 18.3 SL 1999
Astronesthes gemmifer Atlantic Ocean 17 SL 1896
Astronesthes gibbsi Eastern Pacific 7.1 SL 1992
Astronesthes gudrunae Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes haplophos Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes ijimai Ijima's snaggletooth Indo-West Pacific 15 SL 1908
Astronesthes illuminatus Southwest Atlantic and Pa 15.5 SL 1999
Astronesthes indicus Black snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 21 SL 1902
Astronesthes indopacificus Indo-Pacific snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 21 SL 1997
Astronesthes karsteni Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes kreffti Krefft's snaggletooth South Atlantic, Indian an 24.6 SL 1988
Astronesthes lamellosus Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 1970
Astronesthes lampara Eastern Pacific. 13.4 SL 1998
Astronesthes leucopogon Atlantic Ocean 12 SL 1929
Astronesthes lucibucca Southeast Pacific 10 SL 1996
Astronesthes lucifer Pacific astronesthid fish Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1905
Astronesthes luetkeni Indo-Pacific. Southeast 9.5 SL 1929
Astronesthes lupina Little wolf Southwest Pacific 1941
Astronesthes macropogon Eastern Atlantic 14 SL 1970
Astronesthes martensii Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1871
Astronesthes micropogon Eastern Atlantic 8.2 SL 1970
Astronesthes neopogon Eastern Atlantic 19.2 SL 1929
Astronesthes niger Atlantic Ocean 16 SL 1845
Astronesthes nigroides Northwest Pacific 12.8 SL 1960
Astronesthes oligoa Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes psychrolutes Temperate snaggletooth Circumglobal in the south 28 TL 1965
Astronesthes quasiindicus Indo-Pacific 11.5 SL 1996
Astronesthes richardsoni Richardson's snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 15.9 SL 1852
Astronesthes similus Western Central Atlantic 15 SL 1927
Astronesthes spatulifer South Pacific. 1988
Astronesthes splendidus Splendid snaggletooth Indo-Pacific. 12 SL 1902
Astronesthes tanibe Southeast Atlantic and So 15.1 SL 2001
Astronesthes tatyanae South Pacific. 11.2 SL 1998
Astronesthes tchuvasovi Indo-Pacific 1996
Astronesthes trifibulatus Triplethread snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1984
Astronesthes zetgibbsi South Pacific 10.3 SL 1997
Astronesthes zharovi Atlantic Ocean 11 SL 1998
Bathophilus abarbatus Barbless dragonfish Southwest and Southeast P 1968
Bathophilus altipinnis Northwest Atlantic 1933
Bathophilus ater Winged dragonfish South Atlantic 15 SL 1902
Bathophilus brevis Eastern Atlantic 5.5 SL 1930
Bathophilus digitatus Eastern Atlantic 17 TL 1923
Bathophilus filifer Sparing Southwest Pacific 1899
Bathophilus flemingi Highfin dragonfish Eastern Pacific 16 TL 1958
Bathophilus indicus Indo-Pacific 9 TL 1902
Bathophilus irregularis South Atlantic 12.5 SL 1930
Bathophilus kingi Western Central Pacific 1968
Bathophilus longipinnis Eastern Atlantic 10.9 SL 1912
Bathophilus nigerrimus Scaleless dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 12.2 SL 1882
Bathophilus pawneei Pawnee dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 12.2 SL 1927
Bathophilus proximus Northwest Atlantic 5 1930
Bathophilus schizochirus Eastern Atlantic 10.3 SL 1930
Bathophilus vaillanti Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1911
Borostomias abyssorum Northeast Atlantic 7.5 TL 1896
Borostomias antarcticus Snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 30 SL 1905
Borostomias elucens Eastern Atlantic 35 SL 1906
Borostomias mononema Sickle snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 31 SL 1929
Borostomias pacificus Northwest Pacific 1941
Borostomias panamensis Panama snaggletooth Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1929
Chauliodus barbatus Southeast Pacific 19.8 SL 1899
Chauliodus danae Dana viperfish Eastern Atlantic 15 SL 1929
Chauliodus dentatus Pacific Ocean 1899
Chauliodus macouni Pacific viperfish Northwest Pacific 29.3 TL 1890
Chauliodus minimus Eastern Atlantic 14.5 SL 1974
Chauliodus pammelas Western Indian Ocean 19.5 SL 1892
Chauliodus schmidti Eastern Atlantic 23 SL 1948
Chauliodus sloani Sloane's viperfish Warm and temperate parts 35 SL 1801
Chauliodus vasnetzovi Southeast Pacific 23.5 SL 1972
Chirostomias pliopterus Eastern Atlantic 20.5 SL 1930
Echiostoma barbatum Threadfin dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 36.8 SL 1843
Eupogonesthes xenicus Exotic snaggletooth Eastern Indian Ocean. 11.4 SL 1993
Eustomias achirus Proud dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 16.7 SL 1974
Eustomias acinosus Western Atlantic 18.5 SL 1930
Eustomias aequatorialis Atlantic Ocean. 12.9 SL 1998
Eustomias albibulbus Eastern Central Pacific 14.4 SL 2001
Eustomias appositus Western Pacific. 13.6 SL 1983
Eustomias arborifer Eastern Atlantic 25.3 SL 1927
Eustomias australensis Australian dragonfish Southwest Pacific 8.7 SL 1983
Eustomias austratlanticus South Atlantic. 15.6 SL 1983
Eustomias bertelseni Eastern Indian Ocean 9.3 SL 1983
Eustomias bibulboides Eastern Central Pacific 14.5 SL 1983
Eustomias bibulbosus Western Central Atlantic. 15 SL 1927
Eustomias bifilis Twinthread dragonfish Indo-West Pacific 1960
Eustomias bigelowi Western Central Atlantic 19.8 SL 1923
Eustomias bimargaritatus Eastern Central Atlantic 20 SL 1930
Eustomias bimargaritoides Eastern Central Pacific 12.6 SL 1983
Eustomias binghami Western Central Atlantic 14.4 SL 1927
Eustomias bituberatus Western Central Atlantic 13.3 SL 1930
Eustomias bituberoides Eastern Central Pacific 14.1 SL 1983
Eustomias borealis North Atlantic 16.5 SL 2000
Eustomias braueri Eastern Atlantic 13.5 SL 1911
Eustomias brevibarbatus Western Atlantic 14.9 SL 1927
Eustomias bulbiramis Eastern Central Pacific 11.2 SL 2001
Eustomias bulbornatus Grapevine dragonfish Southeast Atlantic 16 TL 1960
Eustomias cancriensis Western Pacific 17.5 SL 1983
Eustomias cirritus Pacific Ocean 21.4 1983
Eustomias contiguus Eastern Central Atlantic 1985
Eustomias crossotus Western Pacific 15.4 SL 1983
Eustomias crucis Southeast Pacific 1973
Eustomias cryptobulbus Hiddenbulb dragonfish Indo-Pacific 16.5 SL 2001
Eustomias curtatus Eastern Central Pacific 15.3 SL 1983
Eustomias curtifilis Southwest Atlantic 16.6 SL 2000
Eustomias danae Western Central Pacific 12.2 SL 2001
Eustomias decoratus Western Central Atlantic 1971
Eustomias dendriticus Eastern Atlantic 12.9 SL 1930
Eustomias deofamiliaris Eastern Central Pacific 10.9 SL 1983
Eustomias digitatus Western Central Atlantic 1985
Eustomias dinema Eastern Central Pacific 14.8 SL 1999
Eustomias dispar Western Central Atlantic 1985
Eustomias dubius Western Atlantic 13.1 SL 1927
Eustomias elongatus Eastern Central Pacific 13.4 SL 2001
Eustomias enbarbatus Barbate dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 21.4 SL 1923
Eustomias filifer Eastern Atlantic 23.2 SL 1906
Eustomias fissibarbis Atlantic Ocean 19.3 SL 1912
Eustomias flagellifer Western Central Pacific 9 SL 2001
Eustomias furcifer Eastern Atlantic 20.7 SL 1930
Eustomias gibbsi Pacific Ocean 15.6 SL 1971
Eustomias grandibulbus Southeast Atlantic 16 TL 1983
Eustomias hulleyi Western Central Atlantic 1985
Eustomias hypopsilus Western Central Atlantic 16.4 SL 1985
Eustomias ignotus Southwest Atlantic 1985
Eustomias inconstans Eastern Central Pacific 16.4 SL 1983
Eustomias insularum North Atlantic. 1998
Eustomias intermedius Atlantic Ocean. 1998
Eustomias interruptus Northwest Pacific 12.1 SL 1999
Eustomias ioani Northwest Pacific 9.7 SL 1974
Eustomias jimcraddocki Northwest Atlantic 14.3 SL 2004
Eustomias kreffti Eastern and Western Atlan 12.5 SL 1983
Eustomias lanceolatus Atlantic Ocean 11.5 SL 1999
Eustomias leptobolus Western Central Atlantic 1930
Eustomias lipochirus Eastern Atlantic 23.8 SL 1930
Eustomias longibarba Eastern Atlantic 18.8 SL 1927
Eustomias longiramis Eastern Central Pacific 16.3 SL 2001
Eustomias macronema Bigbarb dragonfish Atlantic Ocean 17.2 SL 1930
Eustomias macrophthalmus Western Atlantic 11.1 SL 1927
Eustomias macrurus Yellowstem dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 27.6 SL 1930
Eustomias magnificus Eastern Central Pacific 19.8 SL 2001
Eustomias medusa North Pacific. 15.2 SL 1983
Eustomias melanonema Eastern Atlantic 14.8 SL 1930
Eustomias melanostigma Eastern Atlantic 13.6 SL 1930
Eustomias melanostigmoides Eastern Central Pacific 16.5 SL 1983
Eustomias mesostenus Eastern Indian Ocean. 9.5 SL 1983
Eustomias metamelas Southwest Atlantic 1985
Eustomias micraster Western Central Atlantic 22.4 SL 1927
Eustomias micropterygius Western Central Atlantic 1927
Eustomias minimus Pacific Ocean 8.6 SL 1999
Eustomias monoclonoides Eastern Central Atlantic 12.9 SL 1999
Eustomias monoclonus Indo-Pacific 15.3 SL 1930
Eustomias monodactylus North Atlantic. Better r 20.7 SL 1930
Eustomias multifilis Multi-thread dragonfish Eastern Indian Ocean 14.5 SL 1978
Eustomias obscurus Eastern Atlantic 22.5 SL 1884
Eustomias orientalis Western Pacific 16 SL 1983
Eustomias pacificus Eastern Central Pacific 15.7 SL 1983
Eustomias parini Parin's dragonfish Pacific Ocean 10.1 SL 2001
Eustomias parri Western Central Atlantic 1930
Eustomias patulus Eastern Atlantic 13.3 SL 1930
Eustomias paucifilis Western Central Atlantic 16.9 SL 1927
Eustomias paxtoni Indo-West Pacific 20.7 SL 2001
Eustomias perplexus Western Pacific 14.7 SL 1983
Eustomias pinnatus Western Pacific 11.9 SL 1999
Eustomias polyaster Northwest Atlantic 14.2 SL 1927
Eustomias posti Southwest Atlantic. 15.6 SL 1983
Eustomias precarius Western Central Atlantic 1985
Eustomias problematicus Eastern Central Pacific 13.8 SL 2001
Eustomias pyrifer Western Central Atlantic 1930
Eustomias quadrifilis Northwest Atlantic 1985
Eustomias radicifilis Western Central Atlantic 1930
Eustomias satterleei Twinray dragonfish Atlantic, Indian and Paci 17.7 SL 1933
Eustomias schiffi Western Central Atlantic 1932
Eustomias schmidti Schmidt's dragonfish Atlantic and Pacific 21.2 SL 1930
Eustomias silvescens Western Central Atlantic 11 SL 1930
Eustomias similis Pacific Ocean 11.8 SL 1978
Eustomias simplex Eastern Atlantic 22.4 SL 1930
Eustomias spherulifer Eastern Atlantic 16.5 SL 1983
Eustomias suluensis Western Central Pacific 13.8 SL 1983
Eustomias tenisoni Eastern Atlantic 18.7 SL 1930
Eustomias tetranema Eastern Atlantic 15 SL 1913
Eustomias teuthidopsis Pacific Ocean 19.1 SL 1983
Eustomias tomentosis Eastern Central Pacific 1998
Eustomias trewavasae Deepsea dragonfish Circumglobal. 26 TL 1930
Eustomias triramis Atlantic Ocean 11.2 SL 1930
Eustomias uniramis Eastern Pacific 18.9 SL 1999
Eustomias variabilis Western Atlantic 14.5 SL 1930
Eustomias vitiazi Vitiaz dragonfish Western Central Pacific 15.8 SL 1974
Eustomias vulgaris Common dragonfish Pacific Ocean 19 SL 2001
Eustomias woollardi Northeast Pacific. 12.7 SL 1998
Eustomias xenobolus Western Atlantic 17 SL 1930
Flagellostomias boureei Longbarb dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 32.2 SL 1913
Grammatostomias circularis Eastern Atlantic 13.6 SL 1959
Grammatostomias dentatus Atlantic Ocean 15.9 SL 1896
Grammatostomias flagellibarba North Atlantic 1910
Heterophotus ophistoma Wingfin snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 35.6 SL 1929
Idiacanthus antrostomus Pacific blackdragon Eastern Pacific 38 TL 1890
Idiacanthus atlanticus Black dragonfish Subtropical to temperate 53 SL 1906
Idiacanthus fasciola Ribbon sawtail fish North Atlantic 48.9 SL 1877
Leptostomias analis Western Atlantic 1930
Leptostomias bermudensis Western Atlantic 26.7 SL 1932
Leptostomias bilobatus Atlantic Ocean 11 SL 1956
Leptostomias gladiator Eastern Atlantic 37.3 SL 1911
Leptostomias gracilis Eastern Atlantic 38 SL 1930
Leptostomias haplocaulus Eastern Atlantic 37.6 SL 1930
Leptostomias leptobolus Western Pacific 11.5 SL 1930
Leptostomias longibarba Eastern Atlantic 32.5 SL 1930
Leptostomias macronema Long-threaded dragon fish Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Leptostomias macropogon Southeast Atlantic 1930
Leptostomias multifilis Northwest Pacific 19 SL 1941
Leptostomias robustus Northwest Pacific 33 SL 1941
Malacosteus australis Southern stoplight loosejaw Circumglobal 19.2 SL 2007
Malacosteus niger Stoplight loosejaw Worldwide in all oceans f 25.6 TL 1848
Melanostomias bartonbeani Scaleless black dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 26.2 SL 1927
Melanostomias biseriatus Eastern Atlantic 25 SL 1930
Melanostomias globulifer Brightchin dragonfish Western Pacific. 1934
Melanostomias macrophotus Eastern Atlantic 23 SL 1930
Melanostomias margaritifer Northwest Atlantic 8 SL 1930
Melanostomias melanopogon Eastern Atlantic 15.3 SL 1930
Melanostomias melanops Atlantic Ocean 26 SL 1902
Melanostomias niger Fangtooth dragonfish Eastern Indian Ocean 26 TL 1924
Melanostomias nigroaxialis Western Central Pacific 1978
Melanostomias paucilaternatus Spothead dragonfish South Atlantic 20.1 SL 1978
Melanostomias pauciradius Three-ray dragonfish Western Pacific. 1938
Melanostomias pollicifer Indo-West Pacific 1978
Melanostomias stewarti Western Central Pacific 1934
Melanostomias tentaculatus Tentacle dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 24 SL 1930
Melanostomias valdiviae Valdivia black dragon fish Eastern Atlantic 24.1 TL 1902
Melanostomias vierecki Western Central Pacific 1934
Neonesthes capensis Cape snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17 SL 1924
Neonesthes microcephalus Smallhead snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17.2 SL 1930
Odontostomias masticopogon Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1930
Odontostomias micropogon Eastern Atlantic 29.5 SL 1930
Opostomias micripnus Obese dragonfish Circumglobal 50 TL 1878
Opostomias mitsuii Pitgum lanternfish Northeast Pacific 36 SL 1941
Pachystomias microdon Smalltooth dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 22.1 SL 1878
Photonectes achirus Northwest Atlantic 8.7 SL 1930



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