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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Melanostomiinae
Genus: Eustomias

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116 species (see list below)

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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 14.4 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
[]
116 Species of Family Stomiidae with Genus Eustomias
(Barbeled dragonfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
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



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