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Family: Oneirodidae Dreamers



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64 species (see list below)

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Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Bertella idiomorpha
[]
No picture found
Tropical and subtropical
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Chaenophryne draco
[Smooth dreamer]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Tropical to temperate par
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Chaenophryne longiceps Regan, 1925

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Chaenophryne longiceps
[Can-opener smoothdream]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Chaenophryne melanorhabdus Regan & Trewavas, 1932

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Chaenophryne melanorhabdus
[]

Photo by Pietsch, T.W.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Chaenophryne quasiramifera Pietsch, 2007

Photo by Pietsch, T.W.
 
Chaenophryne quasiramifera
[]
No picture found
Tropical and subtropical
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Chaenophryne ramifera
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Chirophryne xenolophus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean

 
Ctenochirichthys longimanus
[]
No picture found
Tropical to temperate par
Max. Length 8.2 cm

 
Danaphryne nigrifilis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.6 cm

 
Dermatias platynogaster
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL
Dolopichthys allector Garman, 1899

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Dolopichthys allector
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm

 
Dolopichthys danae
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 2.2 cm TL

 
Dolopichthys dinema
[]
No picture found
Tropical to temperate par
Max. Length 8.9 cm

 
Dolopichthys jubatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic.
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Dolopichthys karsteni
[]
No picture found
Tropical and temperate pa
Max. Length 15.9 cm

 
Dolopichthys longicornis
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Tropical to temperate par
Max. Length 11.5 cm
Dolopichthys pullatus Regan & Trewavas, 1932

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Dolopichthys pullatus
[Lobed dreamer]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Atlantic
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Leptacanthichthys gracilispinis (Regan, 1925)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Leptacanthichthys gracilispinis
[Plainchin dreamarm]

Photo by DESCNA

Tropical to temperate par
Max. Length 7.9 cm TL
Lophodolos acanthognathus Regan, 1925

Photo by DESCNA
 
Lophodolos acanthognathus
[Whalehead dreamer]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Tropical parts of all oce
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Lophodolos indicus Lloyd, 1909

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Lophodolos indicus
[]
No picture found
Caribbean Sea and Eastern
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Microlophichthys andracanthus
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Tropical and subtropical
Max. Length 11.8 cm TL
Microlophichthys microlophus (Regan, 1925)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Microlophichthys microlophus
[Short-rod anglerfish]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Oneirodes acanthias
[Spiny dreamer]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Oneirodes alius
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Oneirodes anisacanthus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Oneirodes basili
[]

Photo by Simpson, R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Oneirodes bradburyae Grey, 1956

Photo by Simpson, R.
 
Oneirodes bradburyae
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Oneirodes bulbosus
[Bulb-fish]
No picture found
Atlantic and Pacific
Max. Length 15.9 cm

 
Oneirodes carlsbergi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Oneirodes clarkei
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Oneirodes cristatus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Oneirodes dicromischus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Oneirodes epithales
[Nightmare dreamer]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Circumglobal
Max. Length 29.7 cm TL
Oneirodes eschrichtii Lütken, 1871

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Oneirodes eschrichtii
[Bulbous dreamer]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Oneirodes flagellifer
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific

 
Oneirodes haplonema
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific

 
Oneirodes heteronema
[]

Photo by SFSA

Circumglobal, southern la
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Oneirodes kreffti Pietsch, 1974

Photo by SFSA
 
Oneirodes kreffti
[Krefft's dreamer]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Oneirodes luetkeni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Oneirodes macronema
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Atlantic
Max. Length 20.6 cm TL
Oneirodes macrosteus Pietsch, 1974

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Oneirodes macrosteus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Oneirodes melanocauda
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Oneirodes micronema
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Oneirodes mirus
[]
No picture found
North Atlantic
Max. Length 13.7 cm

 
Oneirodes myrionemus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Oneirodes notius
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

North Pacific
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Oneirodes pietschi Ho & Shao, 2004

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Oneirodes pietschi
[]
No picture found
East Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Oneirodes plagionema
[]
No picture found
North Atlantic.

 
Oneirodes posti
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Oneirodes pterurus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific.
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Oneirodes rosenblatti
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Oneirodes sabex Pietsch & Seigel, 1980

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Oneirodes sabex
[Rough dreamer]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Oneirodes schistonema
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Oneirodes schmidti
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic.
Max. Length 18.3 cm

 
Oneirodes theodoritissieri
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Oneirodes thompsoni (Schultz, 1934)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Oneirodes thompsoni
[Alaska dreamer]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific. Weste
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Oneirodes thysanema
[]
No picture found
Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 11.9 cm

 
Pentherichthys atratus
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Phyllorhinichthys balushkini
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Phyllorhinichthys micractis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Puck pinnata
[]

Photo by Pietsch, T.W.

Central Pacific.
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Spiniphryne duhameli Pietsch & Baldwin, 2006

Photo by Pietsch, T.W.
 
Spiniphryne duhameli
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Spiniphryne gladisfenae (Beebe, 1932)

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Spiniphryne gladisfenae
[Prickly dreamer]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Pacific Ocean

Tyrannophryne pugnax Regan & Trewavas, 1932

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Tyrannophryne pugnax
[]
64 Species of Family Oneirodidae
(Dreamers)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1973 Bertella idiomorpha Pacific Ocean. 10.2 SL
1932 Chaenophryne draco Smooth dreamer Tropical and subtropical 12.3 SL
1925 Chaenophryne longiceps Can-opener smoothdream Tropical to temperate par 24.5 SL
1932 Chaenophryne melanorhabdus Western Central Pacific 10.2 SL
2007 Chaenophryne quasiramifera Southeast Pacific 9.8 SL
1932 Chaenophryne ramifera Tropical and subtropical 9.6 SL
1932 Chirophryne xenolophus Western Pacific
1932 Ctenochirichthys longimanus Pacific Ocean
1932 Danaphryne nigrifilis Tropical to temperate par 8.2
1912 Dermatias platynogaster Western Pacific 15.6
1899 Dolopichthys allector Atlantic Ocean 9.2 TL
1926 Dolopichthys danae Atlantic Ocean 11.5
1972 Dolopichthys dinema Eastern Central Atlantic. 2.2 TL
1932 Dolopichthys jubatus Tropical to temperate par 8.9
1987 Dolopichthys karsteni Northwest Atlantic. 9.9 SL
1927 Dolopichthys longicornis Tropical and temperate pa 15.9
1932 Dolopichthys pullatus Lobed dreamer Tropical to temperate par 11.5
1925 Leptacanthichthys gracilispinis Plainchin dreamarm North Atlantic 6.9 SL
1925 Lophodolos acanthognathus Whalehead dreamer Tropical to temperate par 7.9 TL
1909 Lophodolos indicus Tropical parts of all oce 7.7 SL
1951 Microlophichthys andracanthus Caribbean Sea and Eastern 1.7 SL
1925 Microlophichthys microlophus Short-rod anglerfish Tropical and subtropical 11.8 TL
1915 Oneirodes acanthias Spiny dreamer Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1978 Oneirodes alius Indo-West Pacific 3.8 SL
1925 Oneirodes anisacanthus Northeast Atlantic 17.3 SL
1974 Oneirodes basili Eastern Central Pacific
1956 Oneirodes bradburyae Western Central Atlantic 2.3 SL
1939 Oneirodes bulbosus Bulb-fish North Pacific 23 TL
1932 Oneirodes carlsbergi Atlantic and Pacific 15.9
1988 Oneirodes clarkei Eastern Central Atlantic 11.6 SL
1932 Oneirodes cristatus Western Central Pacific 16.5 SL
1974 Oneirodes dicromischus Pacific Ocean 3.5 SL
1991 Oneirodes epithales Nightmare dreamer Northwest Atlantic 12.8 SL
1871 Oneirodes eschrichtii Bulbous dreamer Circumglobal 29.7 TL
1932 Oneirodes flagellifer Indo-West Pacific. 7 SL
1998 Oneirodes haplonema Indo-West Pacific
1932 Oneirodes heteronema Eastern Pacific
1974 Oneirodes kreffti Krefft's dreamer Circumglobal, southern la 11.1 SL
1925 Oneirodes luetkeni Eastern Pacific 16 TL
1932 Oneirodes macronema Eastern Central Atlantic 2.7 SL
1974 Oneirodes macrosteus North Atlantic 20.6 TL
1951 Oneirodes melanocauda Western Pacific 1.5 SL
1978 Oneirodes micronema Western Central Pacific 8.9 SL
1932 Oneirodes mirus Indian Ocean. 3.2 SL
1974 Oneirodes myrionemus North Atlantic 13.7
1974 Oneirodes notius Southern Ocean 15 SL
2004 Oneirodes pietschi North Pacific 11.7 SL
1980 Oneirodes plagionema East Indian Ocean 2.5 SL
1980 Oneirodes posti North Atlantic.
1980 Oneirodes pterurus Indo-West Pacific 3 SL
1974 Oneirodes rosenblatti Eastern Pacific. 13.4 SL
1980 Oneirodes sabex Rough dreamer Pacific Ocean 13.5 SL
1980 Oneirodes schistonema Indo-West Pacific. 7.4 SL
1932 Oneirodes schmidti Indo-West Pacific. 9.2 SL
1938 Oneirodes theodoritissieri Eastern Atlantic. 18.3
1934 Oneirodes thompsoni Alaska dreamer North Pacific 21 TL
1980 Oneirodes thysanema Indo-West Pacific. Weste 2.7 SL
1932 Pentherichthys atratus Atlantic, Indian and Paci 11.9
2004 Phyllorhinichthys balushkini Atlantic Ocean 14.5 SL
1969 Phyllorhinichthys micractis Eastern Pacific 12 SL
1978 Puck pinnata Northwest Pacific
2006 Spiniphryne duhameli Central Pacific. 11.7 SL
1932 Spiniphryne gladisfenae Prickly dreamer Atlantic Ocean 10.5 SL
1932 Tyrannophryne pugnax Pacific Ocean



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