Astronesthes indopacificus Parin & Borodulina, 1997
Indo-Pacific snaggletooth
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Family:  Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes), subfamily: Astronesthinae
Max. size:  21 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 100 - 3178 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: including the Philippine Sea (Ref. 41299).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-20; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 13-16; Vertebrae: 45-49
Biology:  Mesopelagic species (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 15.03.99
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 29.08.08

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