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Family: Oneirodidae Dreamers

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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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