Oneirodes posti Bertelsen & Grobecker, 1980
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 Family:  Oneirodidae (Dreamers)
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 800 - 1800 m
 Distribution:  North Atlantic.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-6; Anal soft rays: 4-4. Characterized by having escal morphology: heavy black pigmentation of the escal appendages unique among species of Oneirodes; similar to O.kreffti in having short anterior escal appendage and a pair of extremely large , branched medial escal appendages; short and broad subopercle, ventral end semicircular, dorsal end tapering in holotype, rounded in paratype, without posterior indentation; length of ventral fork of opercle 25.2-29.5% SL; ratio of lengths of dorsal and ventral forks of opercle 0.38-0.54; absence of epibranchial teeth; presence of teeth on pharyngobranchial II; upper jaw teeth 30-34; lower jaw teeth 40-41; teeth on vomer 6-8; dorsal fin rays 5-6; anal fin rays 4; pectoral fin rays 16-17; head length 36.3-42.5% SL; head depth 37.0-49.3% SL; length of premaxilla 27.4-38.5% SL; length of lower jaw 42.6-51.3% SL; illicium length 13.7-25.6% SL (Ref. 86949).
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 02.07.02
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 17.06.13

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