Scaly dragonfish

The Scaly dragonfish lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 400 - 1463 m environment.

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 DragonfishPosted by: aliyesizmazLives at depths of between 200 and 1,500 m. Its length is between 20 and 32 cm. All uploaded images are checked by a moderator before appearing in the Gallery. More

Common names

Hoso-wanitokagegisu in Japanese (日本語)
Longbarb scaly dragonfish in English
Scaly dragonfish in English
大须长鳍巨口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
大鬚長鰭巨口魚 in Mandarin Chinese
太平洋長鰭巨口魚 in Mandarin Chinese
太平洋长鳍巨口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
長鬚巨口魚 in Mandarin Chinese
长须巨口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Stomiidae
Genus : Stomias
Species : Stomias longibarbatus
Authority : Brauer, 1902