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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Malacosteinae
Genus: Malacosteus

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2 species (see list below)

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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]
2 Species of Family Stomiidae with Genus Malacosteus
(Barbeled dragonfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2007 Malacosteus australis Southern stoplight loosejaw Circumglobal 19.2 SL
1848 Malacosteus niger Stoplight loosejaw Worldwide in all oceans f 25.6 TL



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