Opostomias

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Opostomias
Opostomias micripnus.jpg
Obese Dragonfish (O. micripnus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Stomiidae
Genus: Opostomias
Günther, 1887

Opostomias is a genus of barbeled dragonfish.

Species[edit]

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]

  • Opostomias micripnus (Günther, 1878) (Obese dragonfish)
  • Opostomias mitsuii S. Imai, 1941 (Pitgum lanternfish)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Opostomias in FishBase. February 2012 version.