Oneirodes flagellifer (Regan & Trewavas, 1932)
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 Family:  Oneirodidae (Dreamers)
 Max. size:  7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 1750 - 3800 m
 Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-6; Anal soft rays: 4-4. Characterized by having escal morphology: anterior escal appendage bearing a distal cluster of filaments; absence of medial escal appendages; simple posterior appendages, unusually long and slender; absence of lateral and anterolateral escal appendages; no indentation on posterolateral margin of subopercle; length of ventral fork of opercle; 28.2-28.6% SL; ratio of lengths of the dorsal and ventral forks of opercle 0.48-0.56; absence of epibranchial teeth; presence of teeth on pharyngobranchial II; upper jaw teeth 17-42, lower jaw teeth 25-48; teeth on vomer 4-7; dorsal fin rays 5-6; anal fin rays 4; pectoral fin rays 14-15; head length 40.9-46.4% SL; head depth 37.0-46.4% SL; premaxilla length 32.3-37.0% SL; length of lower jaw 45.8-50.0% SL; length of illicium 19.3-25.0% SL (Ref. 86949).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 23.03.02
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 21.05.13

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