Dolopichthys longicornis Parr, 1927
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 Family:  Oneirodidae (Dreamers)
 Max. size:  15.9 cm (female)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 1375 - 2200 m
 Distribution:  Tropical and temperate parts of all oceans.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-7; Anal soft rays: 4-6. Characterized by having escal morphology: escal bulb with small rounded, anteriorly to anteroventrally directed papilla on anterior midline and slightly larger dorsally to anterodorsally directed papilla on dorsal midline; simple and unpigmented papillae in specimens less than 98 mm, bifurcated papillae, forming shallow medial area that is darkly pigmented in specimens 98mm and larger; most specimens with 2 small unpigmented papillae placed bilaterally on dorsal surface of escal bulb near base of posterior escal appendage; compressed posterior appendage crescent shaped and approximately as long as escal bulb; darkly pigmented swollen basal part of posterior appendage in specimens 98mm and larger; presence of filaments on posterior appendage, pigmented in 159-mm specimens; teeth in lower jaw 31-286; teeth on vomer 4-10 (Ref. 86949).
 Biology:  Mesopelagic (Ref. 10524) and bathypelagic (Ref. 58302).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.03.96
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 21.05.13

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