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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Oneirodidae Dreamers

Genus: Chaenophryne

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

Photo by Photo by Pietsch, T.W.
 
Chaenophryne quasiramifera
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Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Chaenophryne ramifera
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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