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Family: Oneirodidae Dreamers



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Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Bertella idiomorpha
[]
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Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Chaenophryne draco
[Smooth dreamer]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Pietsch, T.W.
 
Chaenophryne quasiramifera
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Chaenophryne ramifera
[]
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Chirophryne xenolophus
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Ctenochirichthys longimanus
[]
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Max. Length 8.2 cm

 
Danaphryne nigrifilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.6 cm

 
Dermatias platynogaster
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Dolopichthys allector
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm

 
Dolopichthys danae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm TL

 
Dolopichthys dinema
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm

 
Dolopichthys jubatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Dolopichthys karsteni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.9 cm

 
Dolopichthys longicornis
[]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by DESCNA
 
Lophodolos acanthognathus
[Whalehead dreamer]



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

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Lophodolos indicus
[]
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Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Microlophichthys andracanthus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Microlophichthys microlophus
[Short-rod anglerfish]
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Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Oneirodes acanthias
[Spiny dreamer]
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Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Oneirodes alius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Oneirodes anisacanthus
[]
No picture found


 
Oneirodes basili
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Oneirodes bradburyae Grey, 1956

Photo by Photo by Simpson, R.
 
Oneirodes bradburyae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Oneirodes bulbosus
[Bulb-fish]
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Max. Length 15.9 cm

 
Oneirodes carlsbergi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Oneirodes clarkei
[]
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Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Oneirodes cristatus
[]
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Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Oneirodes dicromischus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Oneirodes epithales
[Nightmare dreamer]



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

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Oneirodes eschrichtii
[Bulbous dreamer]
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Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Oneirodes flagellifer
[]
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Oneirodes haplonema
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Oneirodes heteronema
[]



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Oneirodes kreffti
[Krefft's dreamer]
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Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Oneirodes luetkeni
[]
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Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Oneirodes macronema
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Oneirodes macrosteus
[]
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Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Oneirodes melanocauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Oneirodes micronema
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Oneirodes mirus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.7 cm

 
Oneirodes myrionemus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Oneirodes notius
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Oneirodes pietschi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Oneirodes plagionema
[]
No picture found


 
Oneirodes posti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Oneirodes pterurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Oneirodes rosenblatti
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Oneirodes sabex
[Rough dreamer]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Oneirodes schistonema
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Oneirodes schmidti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.3 cm

 
Oneirodes theodoritissieri
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Oneirodes thompsoni
[Alaska dreamer]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Oneirodes thysanema
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm

 
Pentherichthys atratus
[]
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Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Phyllorhinichthys balushkini
[]
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Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Phyllorhinichthys micractis
[]
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Puck pinnata
[]



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

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



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

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



Pacific Ocean

Tyrannophryne pugnax Regan & Trewavas, 1932

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Tyrannophryne pugnax
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bertella idiomorpha Pacific Ocean. 10.2 SL 1973
Chaenophryne draco Smooth dreamer Tropical and subtropical 12.3 SL 1932
Chaenophryne longiceps Can-opener smoothdream Tropical to temperate par 24.5 SL 1925
Chaenophryne melanorhabdus Western Central Pacific 10.2 SL 1932
Chaenophryne quasiramifera Southeast Pacific 9.8 SL 2007
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 1932
Dermatias platynogaster Western Pacific 15.6 1912
Dolopichthys allector Atlantic Ocean 9.2 TL 1899
Dolopichthys danae Atlantic Ocean 11.5 1926
Dolopichthys dinema Eastern Central Atlantic. 2.2 TL 1972
Dolopichthys jubatus Tropical to temperate par 8.9 1932
Dolopichthys karsteni Northwest Atlantic. 9.9 SL 1987
Dolopichthys longicornis Tropical and temperate pa 15.9 1927
Dolopichthys pullatus Lobed dreamer Tropical to temperate par 11.5 1932
Leptacanthichthys gracilispinis Plainchin dreamarm North Atlantic 6.9 SL 1925
Lophodolos acanthognathus Whalehead dreamer Tropical to temperate par 7.9 TL 1925
Lophodolos indicus Tropical parts of all oce 7.7 SL 1909
Microlophichthys andracanthus Caribbean Sea and Eastern 1.7 SL 1951
Microlophichthys microlophus Short-rod anglerfish Tropical and subtropical 11.8 TL 1925
Oneirodes acanthias Spiny dreamer Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1915
Oneirodes alius Indo-West Pacific 3.8 SL 1978
Oneirodes anisacanthus Northeast Atlantic 17.3 SL 1925
Oneirodes basili Eastern Central Pacific 1974
Oneirodes bradburyae Western Central Atlantic 2.4 SL 1956
Oneirodes bulbosus Bulb-fish North Pacific 23 TL 1939
Oneirodes carlsbergi Atlantic and Pacific 15.9 1932
Oneirodes clarkei Eastern Central Atlantic 11.6 SL 1988
Oneirodes cristatus Western Central Pacific 16.5 SL 1932
Oneirodes dicromischus Pacific Ocean 3.5 SL 1974
Oneirodes epithales Nightmare dreamer Northwest Atlantic 12.8 SL 1991
Oneirodes eschrichtii Bulbous dreamer Circumglobal 29.7 TL 1871
Oneirodes flagellifer Indo-West Pacific. 7 SL 1932
Oneirodes haplonema Indo-West Pacific 1998
Oneirodes heteronema Eastern Pacific 1932
Oneirodes kreffti Krefft's dreamer Circumglobal, southern la 11.1 SL 1974
Oneirodes luetkeni Eastern Pacific 16 TL 1925
Oneirodes macronema Eastern Central Atlantic 2.7 SL 1932
Oneirodes macrosteus North Atlantic 20.6 TL 1974
Oneirodes melanocauda Western Pacific 1.6 SL 1951
Oneirodes micronema Western Central Pacific 8.9 SL 1978
Oneirodes mirus Indian Ocean. 3.2 SL 1932
Oneirodes myrionemus North Atlantic 13.7 1974
Oneirodes notius Southern Ocean 15 SL 1974
Oneirodes pietschi North Pacific 11.7 SL 2004
Oneirodes plagionema East Indian Ocean 2.5 SL 1980
Oneirodes posti North Atlantic. 1980
Oneirodes pterurus Indo-West Pacific 3 SL 1980
Oneirodes rosenblatti Eastern Pacific. 13.4 SL 1974
Oneirodes sabex Rough dreamer Pacific Ocean 13.5 SL 1980
Oneirodes schistonema Indo-West Pacific. 7.4 SL 1980
Oneirodes schmidti Indo-West Pacific. 9.2 SL 1932
Oneirodes theodoritissieri Eastern Atlantic. 18.3 1938
Oneirodes thompsoni Alaska dreamer North Pacific 21 TL 1934
Oneirodes thysanema Indo-West Pacific. Weste 2.7 SL 1980
Pentherichthys atratus Atlantic, Indian and Paci 11.9 1932
Phyllorhinichthys balushkini Atlantic Ocean 14.5 SL 2004
Phyllorhinichthys micractis Eastern Pacific 12 SL 1969
Puck pinnata Northwest Pacific 1978
Spiniphryne duhameli Central Pacific. 11.7 SL 2006
Spiniphryne gladisfenae Prickly dreamer Atlantic Ocean 10.5 SL 1932
Tyrannophryne pugnax Pacific Ocean 1932



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