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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Astronesthinae
Genus: Astronesthes

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Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Astronesthes atlanticus
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Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Astronesthes bilobatus
[Twinlobe snaggletooth]



Circumpolar between 30°
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL
Astronesthes boulengeri Gilchrist, 1902

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes boulengeri
[Boulenger's snaggletooth]



Eastern Atlantic between
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL
Astronesthes caulophorus Regan & Trewavas, 1929

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes caulophorus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Astronesthes chrysophekadion (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Astronesthes chrysophekadion
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Astronesthes cyaneus (Brauer, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Astronesthes cyaneus
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Astronesthes decoratus
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Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes dupliglandis
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No picture found


 
Astronesthes exsul
[Exile snaggletooth]
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Astronesthes fedorovi
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes formosana
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No picture found

Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Astronesthes galapagensis
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Astronesthes gemmifer Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Astronesthes gemmifer
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Astronesthes gibbsi
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Astronesthes gudrunae
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Astronesthes haplophos
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No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Astronesthes ijimai
[Ijima's snaggletooth]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes illuminatus
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Astronesthes indicus Brauer, 1902

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes indicus
[Black snaggletooth]
No picture found

Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Astronesthes indopacificus
[Indo-Pacific snaggletooth]
No picture found


 
Astronesthes karsteni
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No picture found

Max. Length 24.6 cm SL

 
Astronesthes kreffti
[Krefft's snaggletooth]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes lamellosus
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Astronesthes lampara
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No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astronesthes leucopogon
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Astronesthes lucibucca
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Astronesthes lucifer Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Astronesthes lucifer
[Pacific astronesthid fish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes luetkeni
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No picture found


 
Astronesthes lupina
[Little wolf]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Astronesthes macropogon Goodyear & Gibbs, 1970

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Astronesthes macropogon
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Astronesthes martensii Klunzinger, 1871

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Astronesthes martensii
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No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes micropogon
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No picture found

Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes neopogon
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Astronesthes niger Richardson, 1845

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Astronesthes niger
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No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Astronesthes nigroides
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Astronesthes oligoa
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No picture found

Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Astronesthes psychrolutes
[Temperate snaggletooth]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Astronesthes quasiindicus
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Astronesthes richardsoni (Poey, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Astronesthes richardsoni
[Richardson's snaggletooth]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astronesthes similus Parr, 1927

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Astronesthes similus
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No picture found


 
Astronesthes spatulifer
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No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astronesthes splendidus
[Splendid snaggletooth]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Astronesthes tanibe
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No picture found

Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Astronesthes tatyanae
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No picture found


 
Astronesthes tchuvasovi
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astronesthes trifibulatus Gibbs, Amaoka & Haruta, 1984

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Astronesthes trifibulatus
[Triplethread snaggletooth]
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Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Astronesthes zetgibbsi
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Astronesthes zharovi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Astronesthes atlanticus Atlantic Ocean 16.3 SL 1996
Astronesthes bilobatus Twinlobe snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 20.8 SL 1996
Astronesthes boulengeri Boulenger's snaggletooth Circumpolar between 30° 21.2 SL 1902
Astronesthes caulophorus Eastern Atlantic between 26.2 SL 1929
Astronesthes chrysophekadion Indo-West Pacific 13.4 SL 1849
Astronesthes cyaneus Indo-West Pacific 10.8 SL 1902
Astronesthes decoratus Southeastern Atlantic. 2002
Astronesthes dupliglandis Pacific Ocean 7.2 SL 1997
Astronesthes exsul Exile snaggletooth Western Indian Ocean 2002
Astronesthes fedorovi Northwest Pacific 1994
Astronesthes formosana Northwest Pacific 9.5 SL 2006
Astronesthes galapagensis Southeast Pacific 18.3 SL 1999
Astronesthes gemmifer Atlantic Ocean 17 SL 1896
Astronesthes gibbsi Eastern Pacific 7.1 SL 1992
Astronesthes gudrunae Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes haplophos Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes ijimai Ijima's snaggletooth Indo-West Pacific 15 SL 1908
Astronesthes illuminatus Southwest Atlantic and Pa 15.5 SL 1999
Astronesthes indicus Black snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 21 SL 1902
Astronesthes indopacificus Indo-Pacific snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 21 SL 1997
Astronesthes karsteni Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes kreffti Krefft's snaggletooth South Atlantic, Indian an 24.6 SL 1988
Astronesthes lamellosus Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 1970
Astronesthes lampara Eastern Pacific. 13.4 SL 1998
Astronesthes leucopogon Atlantic Ocean 12 SL 1929
Astronesthes lucibucca Southeast Pacific 10 SL 1996
Astronesthes lucifer Pacific astronesthid fish Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1905
Astronesthes luetkeni Indo-Pacific. Southeast 9.5 SL 1929
Astronesthes lupina Little wolf Southwest Pacific 1941
Astronesthes macropogon Eastern Atlantic 14 SL 1970
Astronesthes martensii Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1871
Astronesthes micropogon Eastern Atlantic 8.2 SL 1970
Astronesthes neopogon Eastern Atlantic 19.2 SL 1929
Astronesthes niger Atlantic Ocean 16 SL 1845
Astronesthes nigroides Northwest Pacific 12.8 SL 1960
Astronesthes oligoa Eastern Central Atlantic 2002
Astronesthes psychrolutes Temperate snaggletooth Circumglobal in the south 28 TL 1965
Astronesthes quasiindicus Indo-Pacific 11.5 SL 1996
Astronesthes richardsoni Richardson's snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 15.9 SL 1852
Astronesthes similus Western Central Atlantic 15 SL 1927
Astronesthes spatulifer South Pacific. 1988
Astronesthes splendidus Splendid snaggletooth Indo-Pacific. 12 SL 1902
Astronesthes tanibe Southeast Atlantic and So 15.1 SL 2001
Astronesthes tatyanae South Pacific. 11.2 SL 1998
Astronesthes tchuvasovi Indo-Pacific 1996
Astronesthes trifibulatus Triplethread snaggletooth Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1984
Astronesthes zetgibbsi South Pacific 10.3 SL 1997
Astronesthes zharovi Atlantic Ocean 11 SL 1998



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