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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Melanostomiinae
Genus: Leptostomias

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Leptostomias analis
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Max. Length 26.7 cm SL

 
Leptostomias bermudensis
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Leptostomias bilobatus
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37.3 cm SL
Leptostomias gladiator (Zugmayer, 1911)

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Leptostomias gladiator
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Leptostomias gracilis Regan & Trewavas, 1930

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Leptostomias gracilis
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Max. Length 37.6 cm SL

 
Leptostomias haplocaulus
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Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Leptostomias leptobolus
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Max. Length 32.5 cm SL

 
Leptostomias longibarba
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Leptostomias macronema
[Long-threaded dragon fish]
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Leptostomias macropogon
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Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Leptostomias multifilis
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Leptostomias robustus Imai, 1941

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Leptostomias robustus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Leptostomias analis Western Atlantic 1930
Leptostomias bermudensis Western Atlantic 26.7 SL 1932
Leptostomias bilobatus Atlantic Ocean 11 SL 1956
Leptostomias gladiator Eastern Atlantic 37.3 SL 1911
Leptostomias gracilis Eastern Atlantic 38 SL 1930
Leptostomias haplocaulus Eastern Atlantic 37.6 SL 1930
Leptostomias leptobolus Western Pacific 11.5 SL 1930
Leptostomias longibarba Eastern Atlantic 32.5 SL 1930
Leptostomias macronema Long-threaded dragon fish Eastern Central Pacific 1905
Leptostomias macropogon Southeast Atlantic 1930
Leptostomias multifilis Northwest Pacific 19 SL 1941
Leptostomias robustus Northwest Pacific 33 SL 1941



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