SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=91) AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Astronesthinae') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Astronesthinae


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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
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]

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]

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 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 National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Rhadinesthes decimus (Zugmayer, 1911)

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Rhadinesthes decimus
[Slender snaggletooth]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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
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
Eupogonesthes xenicus Exotic snaggletooth Eastern Indian Ocean. 11.4 SL 1993
Heterophotus ophistoma Wingfin snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 35.6 SL 1929
Neonesthes capensis Cape snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17 SL 1924
Neonesthes microcephalus Smallhead snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17.2 SL 1930
Rhadinesthes decimus Slender snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 41 SL 1911



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