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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Chauliodontinae
Genus: Chauliodus

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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



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