Stomias nebulosus Alcock, 1889
Alcock's boafish
photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

 Family:  Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes), subfamily: Stomiinae
 Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 640 - 730 m
 Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: occurs in tropical and subtropical waters. South China Sea (Ref.74511).
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-20; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 18-26. Body iridescent silver in color (Ref. 3980).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 20.05.94
 Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 20.10.00
 Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 20.05.94

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