Heterophotus ophistoma

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Heterophotus ophistoma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae
Genus: Heterophotus
Regan & Trewavas, 1929
Species: H. ophistoma
Binomial name
Heterophotus ophistoma
Regan & Trewavas, 1929

Heterophotus ophistoma, the Wingfin snaggletooth, is a species of barbeled dragonfish found in oceans worldwide at depths of 790 to 1,420 metres (2,590 to 4,660 ft). This species grows to a length of 35.6 centimetres (14.0 in) SL. This species is the only known species in its genus.

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