Ribbon sawtail fish

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Ribbon sawtail fish
Idiacanthus fasciola.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae
Genus: Idiacanthus
Species: I. fasciola
Binomial name
Idiacanthus fasciola
W. K. H. Peters, 1877

Stylophthalmus paradoxus, Brauer, 1902 [1]

The ribbon sawtail fish, Idiacanthus fasciola, is a barbeled dragonfish of the family Stomiidae, found around the world at depths over 500 m between latitudes 40° N and 54° S. Length is up to 29 cm for the female, and 49 cm for the male.


  1. ^ WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Stylophthalmus paradoxus Brauer, 1902