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Family: Mucronellidae (See list of species below)

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34 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Cystisella saccata
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Hemicyclopora dentata
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Hemicyclopora multispinata
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Porella compressa
[flattened bryozoan]
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Porella concinna
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Porella hyadesi
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Porella laevis
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Porella minuta
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Porella patula
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Porella porifera
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Porella tubulata
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Prenantia cheilostoma
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Prenantia firmata
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Prenantia inerma
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Rhamphostomella argentea
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Rhamphostomella costata
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Smittina affinis
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Smittina bella
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Smittina crystallina
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Smittina glaciata
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Smittina insulata
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Smittina jacobensis
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Smittina jullieni
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Smittina landsborovii
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Smittina lebruni
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Smittina leptodentata
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Smittina marionensis
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Smittina monacha
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Smittina pliofistulata
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Smittina portiuscula
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Smittina reticulata
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Smittina smittiana
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Smittina stigmatopora
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Smittina uruguayensis
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34 Species of Family Mucronellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cystisella saccata Northeast Atlantic
Hemicyclopora dentata Mediterranean Sea.
Hemicyclopora multispinata Mediterranean Sea.
Porella compressa flattened bryozoan Northeast Atlantic
Porella concinna Northeast Atlantic and th
Porella hyadesi Southwest Atlantic
Porella laevis Northeast Atlantic
Porella minuta Northeast Atlantic and th
Porella patula Northeast Atlantic
Porella porifera Eastern Central Pacific
Porella tubulata Mediterranean Sea.
Prenantia cheilostoma Mediterranean Sea.
Prenantia firmata Southwest Pacific
Prenantia inerma Mediterranean Sea.
Rhamphostomella argentea Mediterranean Sea.
Rhamphostomella costata Northeast Pacific
Smittina affinis Mediterranean Sea.
Smittina bella Northeast Atlantic
Smittina crystallina Mediterranean Sea.
Smittina glaciata Northeast Atlantic
Smittina insulata Southwest Atlantic
Smittina jacobensis Southwest Atlantic
Smittina jullieni Southwest Atlantic
Smittina landsborovii Southeast Pacific, Northe
Smittina lebruni Southwest Atlantic
Smittina leptodentata Southwest Atlantic
Smittina marionensis Southwest Atlantic
Smittina monacha Southwest Atlantic
Smittina pliofistulata Southwest Atlantic
Smittina portiuscula Southwest Atlantic
Smittina reticulata Northeast Atlantic
Smittina smittiana Southwest Atlantic
Smittina stigmatopora Southwest Atlantic
Smittina uruguayensis Southwest Atlantic



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