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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Astronesthinae
Genus: Astronesthes

(See list of species below)



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48 species (see list below)

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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° 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
[]
48 Species of Family Stomiidae with Genus Astronesthes
(Barbeled dragonfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
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



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