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Sladenia shaefersi 600.jpg
S. shaefersi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Lophiidae
Genus: Sladenia
Regan, 1908

Sladenia is a genus of deep sea goosefishes found in the Caribbean Sea and western Pacific Ocean.


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


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Sladenia in FishBase. April 2012 version.
  2. ^ Ni, Yong; Wu, Han-Lin; Li, Sheng (2012). "A new species of the genus Sladenia (Pisces, Lophiidae) from the East China Sea and the South China Sea". Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica. 37 (1): 211–216.