Scaly dragonfish

The scaly dragonfish, Stomias boa boa, is a small abyssal barbeled dragonfish of the family Stomiidae, found worldwide in tropical to temperate oceans , apart from the north Pacific and northwest Atlantic Oceans, at depths of between 200 and 1,500 m. More

Scaly Dragonfish are found in the Mid-Atlantic Ocean, but there have been several other reports around the world. It has been spotted at depths of up to 1600 meters! This salt water fish feeds on mid-water fishes and crustaceans. More

Scaly dragonfish live at depths of 200-1,500 meters (656-4,921 feet) and grow up to 32 centimeters (12.6 inches) long. More

Below: Scaly Dragonfish Stomias affinis (G More

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Stomiidae
Genus : Stomias
Species : Stomias boa
Authority : Risso, 1810