Scaleless dragonfish

The Scaleless dragonfish lives in the bathypelagic, marine environment.

The dorsal and anal fins of the scaleless dragonfish are located at the extreme posterior, and the pectoral fins are frequently absent; thus most of the body appears to be without fins. More

sometimes known as the scaleless dragonfish, is a ferocious predator that inhabits the deep oceans of the world. Known scientifically as Grammatostomias flagellibarba, it has extremely large teeth compared to its body size. More

scaleless dragonfish The common name dragonfish may refer to several unrelated groups of fishes: * Barbeled dragonfishes, small bioluminescent deep-sea stomiiform fishes of the family Stomiidae * Australian Arowana, large freshwater osteoglossiform More

this scaleless dragonfish (Pachystomias microdon), shown at top, which has three different headlights under each eye. The blue headlights are thought to be used like high beams for seeing at great distances. The red headlights apparently serve as a sniper scope. More

Common names

Inu-hoshi-eso in Japanese (日本語)
Scaleless dragonfish in English
Yellowstem dragonfish in English
大尾真巨口魚 in Mandarin Chinese
大尾真巨口魚 in Unknown
大尾真巨口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
大尾真巨口鱼 in Unknown

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Stomiidae
Genus : Eustomias
Species : Eustomias macrurus
Authority : Regan and Trewavas, 1930