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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° a
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 25.4 cm SL
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
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
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 14.4 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 Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
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
[]
287 Species of Family Stomiidae
(Barbeled dragonfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1913 Aristostomias grimaldii Eastern Atlantic 18.2 SL
1930 Aristostomias lunifer Eastern Atlantic 17 TL
1930 Aristostomias polydactylus Eastern Atlantic 22 TL
1915 Aristostomias scintillans Shiny loosejaw Eastern Pacific 23 TL
1923 Aristostomias tittmanni Loosejaw Eastern Atlantic 21.5 SL
1930 Aristostomias xenostoma Eastern Atlantic 15 TL
1996 Astronesthes atlanticus Atlantic Ocean 16.3 SL
1996 Astronesthes bilobatus Twinlobe snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 20.8 SL
1902 Astronesthes boulengeri Boulenger's snaggletooth Circumpolar between 30° a 21.2 SL
1929 Astronesthes caulophorus Eastern Atlantic between 26.2 SL
1849 Astronesthes chrysophekadion Indo-West Pacific 13.4 SL
1902 Astronesthes cyaneus Indo-West Pacific 10.8 SL
2002 Astronesthes decoratus Southeastern Atlantic.
1997 Astronesthes dupliglandis Pacific Ocean 7.2 SL
2002 Astronesthes exsul Exile snaggletooth Western Indian Ocean
1994 Astronesthes fedorovi Northwest Pacific
2006 Astronesthes formosana Northwest Pacific 9.5 SL
1999 Astronesthes galapagensis Southeast Pacific 18.3 SL
1896 Astronesthes gemmifer Atlantic Ocean 17 SL
1992 Astronesthes gibbsi Eastern Pacific 7.1 SL
2002 Astronesthes gudrunae Eastern Central Atlantic
2002 Astronesthes haplophos Eastern Central Atlantic
1908 Astronesthes ijimai Ijima's snaggletooth Indo-West Pacific 15 SL
1999 Astronesthes illuminatus Southwest Atlantic and Pa 15.5 SL
1902 Astronesthes indicus Black snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 21 SL
1997 Astronesthes indopacificus Indo-Pacific snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 21 SL
2002 Astronesthes karsteni Eastern Central Atlantic
1988 Astronesthes kreffti Krefft's snaggletooth South Atlantic, Indian an 24.6 SL
1970 Astronesthes lamellosus Indian Ocean 9.2 SL
1998 Astronesthes lampara Eastern Pacific. 13.4 SL
1929 Astronesthes leucopogon Atlantic Ocean 12 SL
1996 Astronesthes lucibucca Southeast Pacific 10 SL
1905 Astronesthes lucifer Pacific astronesthid fish Indo-Pacific 12 SL
1929 Astronesthes luetkeni Indo-Pacific. Southeast 9.5 SL
1941 Astronesthes lupina Little wolf Southwest Pacific
1970 Astronesthes macropogon Eastern Atlantic 14 SL
1871 Astronesthes martensii Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1970 Astronesthes micropogon Eastern Atlantic 8.2 SL
1929 Astronesthes neopogon Eastern Atlantic 19.2 SL
1845 Astronesthes niger Atlantic Ocean 16 SL
1960 Astronesthes nigroides Northwest Pacific 12.8 SL
2002 Astronesthes oligoa Eastern Central Atlantic
1965 Astronesthes psychrolutes Temperate snaggletooth Circumglobal in the south 28 TL
1996 Astronesthes quasiindicus Indo-Pacific 11.5 SL
1852 Astronesthes richardsoni Richardson's snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 15.9 SL
1927 Astronesthes similus Western Central Atlantic 15 SL
1988 Astronesthes spatulifer South Pacific.
1902 Astronesthes splendidus Splendid snaggletooth Indo-Pacific. 12 SL
2001 Astronesthes tanibe Southeast Atlantic and So 15.1 SL
1998 Astronesthes tatyanae South Pacific. 11.2 SL
1996 Astronesthes tchuvasovi Indo-Pacific
1984 Astronesthes trifibulatus Triplethread snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 15 SL
1997 Astronesthes zetgibbsi South Pacific 10.3 SL
1998 Astronesthes zharovi Atlantic Ocean 11 SL
1968 Bathophilus abarbatus Barbless dragonfish Southwest and Southeast P
1933 Bathophilus altipinnis Northwest Atlantic
1902 Bathophilus ater Winged dragonfish South Atlantic 15 SL
1930 Bathophilus brevis Eastern Atlantic 5.5 SL
1923 Bathophilus digitatus Eastern Atlantic 17 TL
1899 Bathophilus filifer Sparing Southwest Pacific
1958 Bathophilus flemingi Highfin dragonfish Eastern Pacific 16 TL
1902 Bathophilus indicus Indo-Pacific 9 TL
1930 Bathophilus irregularis South Atlantic 12.5 SL
1968 Bathophilus kingi Western Central Pacific
1912 Bathophilus longipinnis Eastern Atlantic 10.9 SL
1882 Bathophilus nigerrimus Scaleless dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 12.2 SL
1927 Bathophilus pawneei Pawnee dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 12.2 SL
1930 Bathophilus proximus Northwest Atlantic 5
1930 Bathophilus schizochirus Eastern Atlantic 10.3 SL
1911 Bathophilus vaillanti Eastern Atlantic 18 SL
1896 Borostomias abyssorum Northeast Atlantic 7.5 TL
1905 Borostomias antarcticus Snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 30 SL
1906 Borostomias elucens Eastern Atlantic 35 SL
1929 Borostomias mononema Sickle snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 31 SL
1941 Borostomias pacificus Northwest Pacific
1929 Borostomias panamensis Panama snaggletooth Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1899 Chauliodus barbatus Southeast Pacific 19.8 SL
1929 Chauliodus danae Dana viperfish Eastern Atlantic 15 SL
1899 Chauliodus dentatus Pacific Ocean
1890 Chauliodus macouni Pacific viperfish Northwest Pacific 25.4 SL
1974 Chauliodus minimus Eastern Atlantic 14.5 SL
1892 Chauliodus pammelas Western Indian Ocean 19.5 SL
1948 Chauliodus schmidti Eastern Atlantic 23 SL
1801 Chauliodus sloani Sloane's viperfish Warm and temperate parts 35 SL
1972 Chauliodus vasnetzovi Southeast Pacific 23.5 SL
1930 Chirostomias pliopterus Eastern Atlantic 20.5 SL
1843 Echiostoma barbatum Threadfin dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 36.8 SL
1993 Eupogonesthes xenicus Exotic snaggletooth Eastern Indian Ocean. 11.4 SL
1974 Eustomias achirus Proud dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 16.7 SL
1930 Eustomias acinosus Western Atlantic 18.5 SL
1998 Eustomias aequatorialis Atlantic Ocean. 12.9 SL
2001 Eustomias albibulbus Eastern Central Pacific 14.4 SL
1983 Eustomias appositus Western Pacific. 13.6 SL
1927 Eustomias arborifer Eastern Atlantic 25.3 SL
1983 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
1927 Eustomias bibulbosus Western Central Atlantic. 15 SL
1960 Eustomias bifilis Twinthread dragonfish Indo-West Pacific
1923 Eustomias bigelowi Western Central Atlantic 19.8 SL
1930 Eustomias bimargaritatus Eastern Central Atlantic 20 SL
1983 Eustomias bimargaritoides Eastern Central Pacific 12.6 SL
1927 Eustomias binghami Western Central Atlantic 14.4 SL
1930 Eustomias bituberatus Western Central Atlantic 13.3 SL
1983 Eustomias bituberoides Eastern Central Pacific 14.1 SL
2000 Eustomias borealis North Atlantic 16.5 SL
1911 Eustomias braueri Eastern Atlantic 13.5 SL
1927 Eustomias brevibarbatus Western Atlantic 14.9 SL
2001 Eustomias bulbiramis Eastern Central Pacific 11.2 SL
1960 Eustomias bulbornatus Grapevine dragonfish Southeast Atlantic 16 TL
1983 Eustomias cancriensis Western Pacific 17.5 SL
1983 Eustomias cirritus Pacific Ocean 21.4
1985 Eustomias contiguus Eastern Central Atlantic
1983 Eustomias crossotus Western Pacific 15.4 SL
1973 Eustomias crucis Southeast Pacific
2001 Eustomias cryptobulbus Hiddenbulb dragonfish Indo-Pacific 16.5 SL
1983 Eustomias curtatus Eastern Central Pacific 15.3 SL
2000 Eustomias curtifilis Southwest Atlantic 16.6 SL
2001 Eustomias danae Western Central Pacific 12.2 SL
1971 Eustomias decoratus Western Central Atlantic
1930 Eustomias dendriticus Eastern Atlantic 12.9 SL
1983 Eustomias deofamiliaris Eastern Central Pacific 10.9 SL
1985 Eustomias digitatus Western Central Atlantic
1999 Eustomias dinema Eastern Central Pacific 14.8 SL
1985 Eustomias dispar Western Central Atlantic
1927 Eustomias dubius Western Atlantic 13.1 SL
2001 Eustomias elongatus Eastern Central Pacific 13.4 SL
1923 Eustomias enbarbatus Barbate dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 21.4 SL
1906 Eustomias filifer Eastern Atlantic 23.2 SL
1912 Eustomias fissibarbis Atlantic Ocean 19.3 SL
2001 Eustomias flagellifer Western Central Pacific 9 SL
1930 Eustomias furcifer Eastern Atlantic 20.7 SL
1971 Eustomias gibbsi Pacific Ocean 15.6 SL
1983 Eustomias grandibulbus Southeast Atlantic 16 TL
1985 Eustomias hulleyi Western Central Atlantic
1985 Eustomias hypopsilus Western Central Atlantic 16.4 SL
1985 Eustomias ignotus Southwest Atlantic
1983 Eustomias inconstans Eastern Central Pacific 16.4 SL
1998 Eustomias insularum North Atlantic.
1998 Eustomias intermedius Atlantic Ocean.
1999 Eustomias interruptus Northwest Pacific 12.1 SL
1974 Eustomias ioani Northwest Pacific 9.7 SL
2004 Eustomias jimcraddocki Northwest Atlantic 14.3 SL
1983 Eustomias kreffti Eastern and Western Atlan 12.5 SL
1999 Eustomias lanceolatus Atlantic Ocean 11.5 SL
1930 Eustomias leptobolus Western Central Atlantic
1930 Eustomias lipochirus Eastern Atlantic 23.8 SL
1927 Eustomias longibarba Eastern Atlantic 18.8 SL
2001 Eustomias longiramis Eastern Central Pacific 16.3 SL
1930 Eustomias macronema Bigbarb dragonfish Atlantic Ocean 17.2 SL
1927 Eustomias macrophthalmus Western Atlantic 11.1 SL
1930 Eustomias macrurus Yellowstem dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 27.6 SL
2001 Eustomias magnificus Eastern Central Pacific 19.8 SL
1983 Eustomias medusa North Pacific. 15.2 SL
1930 Eustomias melanonema Eastern Atlantic 14.8 SL
1930 Eustomias melanostigma Eastern Atlantic 13.6 SL
1983 Eustomias melanostigmoides Eastern Central Pacific 16.5 SL
1983 Eustomias mesostenus Eastern Indian Ocean. 9.5 SL
1985 Eustomias metamelas Southwest Atlantic
1927 Eustomias micraster Western Central Atlantic 22.4 SL
1927 Eustomias micropterygius Western Central Atlantic
1999 Eustomias minimus Pacific Ocean 8.6 SL
1999 Eustomias monoclonoides Eastern Central Atlantic 12.9 SL
1930 Eustomias monoclonus Indo-Pacific 15.3 SL
1930 Eustomias monodactylus North Atlantic. Better r 20.7 SL
1978 Eustomias multifilis Multi-thread dragonfish Eastern Indian Ocean 14.4 SL
1884 Eustomias obscurus Eastern Atlantic 22.5 SL
1983 Eustomias orientalis Western Pacific 16 SL
1983 Eustomias pacificus Eastern Central Pacific 15.7 SL
2001 Eustomias parini Parin's dragonfish Pacific Ocean 10.1 SL
1930 Eustomias parri Western Central Atlantic
1930 Eustomias patulus Eastern Atlantic 13.3 SL
1927 Eustomias paucifilis Western Central Atlantic 16.9 SL
2001 Eustomias paxtoni Indo-West Pacific 20.7 SL
1983 Eustomias perplexus Western Pacific 14.7 SL
1999 Eustomias pinnatus Western Pacific 11.9 SL
1927 Eustomias polyaster Northwest Atlantic 14.2 SL
1983 Eustomias posti Southwest Atlantic. 15.6 SL
1985 Eustomias precarius Western Central Atlantic
2001 Eustomias problematicus Eastern Central Pacific 13.8 SL
1930 Eustomias pyrifer Western Central Atlantic
1985 Eustomias quadrifilis Northwest Atlantic
1930 Eustomias radicifilis Western Central Atlantic
1933 Eustomias satterleei Twinray dragonfish Atlantic, Indian and Paci 17.7 SL
1932 Eustomias schiffi Western Central Atlantic
1930 Eustomias schmidti Schmidt's dragonfish Atlantic and Pacific 21.2 SL
1930 Eustomias silvescens Western Central Atlantic 11 SL
1978 Eustomias similis Pacific Ocean 11.8 SL
1930 Eustomias simplex Eastern Atlantic 22.4 SL
1983 Eustomias spherulifer Eastern Atlantic 16.5 SL
1983 Eustomias suluensis Western Central Pacific 13.8 SL
1930 Eustomias tenisoni Eastern Atlantic 18.7 SL
1913 Eustomias tetranema Eastern Atlantic 15 SL
1983 Eustomias teuthidopsis Pacific Ocean 19.1 SL
1998 Eustomias tomentosis Eastern Central Pacific
1930 Eustomias trewavasae Deepsea dragonfish Circumglobal. 26 TL
1930 Eustomias triramis Atlantic Ocean 11.2 SL
1999 Eustomias uniramis Eastern Pacific 18.9 SL
1930 Eustomias variabilis Western Atlantic 14.5 SL
1974 Eustomias vitiazi Vitiaz dragonfish Western Central Pacific 15.8 SL
2001 Eustomias vulgaris Common dragonfish Pacific Ocean 19 SL
1998 Eustomias woollardi Northeast Pacific. 12.7 SL
1930 Eustomias xenobolus Western Atlantic 17 SL
1913 Flagellostomias boureei Longbarb dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 32.2 SL
1959 Grammatostomias circularis Eastern Atlantic 13.6 SL
1896 Grammatostomias dentatus Atlantic Ocean 15.9 SL
1910 Grammatostomias flagellibarba North Atlantic
1929 Heterophotus ophistoma Wingfin snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 35.6 SL
1890 Idiacanthus antrostomus Pacific blackdragon Eastern Pacific 38 TL
1906 Idiacanthus atlanticus Black dragonfish Subtropical to temperate 53 SL
1877 Idiacanthus fasciola Ribbon sawtail fish North Atlantic 48.9 SL
1930 Leptostomias analis Western Atlantic
1932 Leptostomias bermudensis Western Atlantic 26.7 SL
1956 Leptostomias bilobatus Atlantic Ocean 11 SL
1911 Leptostomias gladiator Eastern Atlantic 37.3 SL
1930 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
1905 Leptostomias macronema Long-threaded dragon fish Eastern Central Pacific
1930 Leptostomias macropogon Southeast Atlantic
1941 Leptostomias multifilis Northwest Pacific 19 SL
1941 Leptostomias robustus Northwest Pacific 33 SL
2007 Malacosteus australis Southern stoplight loosejaw Circumglobal 19.2 SL
1848 Malacosteus niger Stoplight loosejaw Worldwide in all oceans f 25.6 TL
1927 Melanostomias bartonbeani Scaleless black dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 26.2 SL
1930 Melanostomias biseriatus Eastern Atlantic 25 SL
1934 Melanostomias globulifer Brightchin dragonfish Western Pacific.
1930 Melanostomias macrophotus Eastern Atlantic 23 SL
1930 Melanostomias margaritifer Northwest Atlantic 8 SL
1930 Melanostomias melanopogon Eastern Atlantic 15.3 SL
1902 Melanostomias melanops Atlantic Ocean 26 SL
1924 Melanostomias niger Fangtooth dragonfish Eastern Indian Ocean 26 TL
1978 Melanostomias nigroaxialis Western Central Pacific
1978 Melanostomias paucilaternatus Spothead dragonfish South Atlantic 20.1 SL
1938 Melanostomias pauciradius Three-ray dragonfish Western Pacific.
1978 Melanostomias pollicifer Indo-West Pacific
1934 Melanostomias stewarti Western Central Pacific
1930 Melanostomias tentaculatus Tentacle dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 24 SL
1902 Melanostomias valdiviae Valdivia black dragon fish Eastern Atlantic 24.1 TL
1934 Melanostomias vierecki Western Central Pacific
1924 Neonesthes capensis Cape snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17 SL
1930 Neonesthes microcephalus Smallhead snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17.2 SL
1930 Odontostomias masticopogon Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
1930 Odontostomias micropogon Eastern Atlantic 29.5 SL
1878 Opostomias micripnus Obese dragonfish Circumglobal 50 TL
1941 Opostomias mitsuii Pitgum lanternfish Northeast Pacific 36 SL
1878 Pachystomias microdon Smalltooth dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 22.1 SL
1930 Photonectes achirus Northwest Atlantic 8.7 SL



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