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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae Barbeled dragonfishes
Subfamily: Astronesthinae
Genus: Neonesthes

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Neonesthes capensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

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Neonesthes capensis
[Cape snaggletooth]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL
Neonesthes microcephalus Norman, 1930

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Neonesthes microcephalus
[Smallhead snaggletooth]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Neonesthes capensis Cape snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17 SL 1924
Neonesthes microcephalus Smallhead snaggletooth Eastern Atlantic 17.2 SL 1930



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