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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Stomiinae
Genus: Stomias

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

Circumglobal in tropical
Max. Length 21.9 cm SL
Stomias affinis Günther, 1887

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Stomias affinis
[Günther's boafish]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Stomias atriventer
[Black-belly dragonfish]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL
Stomias boa boa (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Stomias boa boa
[Boa dragonfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Stomias boa colubrinus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Stomias boa ferox
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Stomias brevibarbatus Ege, 1918

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Stomias brevibarbatus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean.

 
Stomias danae
[]
No picture found
Subtropical convergence a
Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Stomias gracilis
[]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 29.7 cm SL
Stomias lampropeltis Gibbs, 1969

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Stomias lampropeltis
[]

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Stomias longibarbatus (Brauer, 1902)

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Stomias longibarbatus
[Longbarb scaly dragonfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Stomias nebulosus Alcock, 1889

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Stomias nebulosus
[Alcock's boafish]
11 Species of Family Stomiidae with Genus Stomias
(Barbeled dragonfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1887 Stomias affinis Günther's boafish Circumglobal in tropical 21.9 SL
1899 Stomias atriventer Black-belly dragonfish Eastern Pacific 25 TL
1810 Stomias boa boa Boa dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 32.2 SL
1899 Stomias boa colubrinus Southeast Pacific 40 SL
1842 Stomias boa ferox Eastern Atlantic 30 SL
1918 Stomias brevibarbatus Eastern Atlantic 20.4 SL
1933 Stomias danae Pacific Ocean.
1899 Stomias gracilis Subtropical convergence a 29 SL
1969 Stomias lampropeltis Eastern Atlantic 29.7 SL
1902 Stomias longibarbatus Longbarb scaly dragonfish Eastern Atlantic 43 SL
1889 Stomias nebulosus Alcock's boafish Indo-Pacific 18 TL



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