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Family: Sipunculidae sipunculids (See list of species below)

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27 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Phascolopsis gouldii
[Gould's sipunculid]
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Siphonomecus multicinctus
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Siphonosoma arcassonense
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Siphonosoma australe
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Siphonosoma boholense
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Siphonosoma cumanense
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Siphonosoma dayi
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Siphonosoma funafuti
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Siphonosoma ingens
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Siphonosoma mourense
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Siphonosoma novaepommeraniae
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Siphonosoma rotumanum
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Siphonosoma vastum
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Sipunculus angasoides
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Sipunculus indicus
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Sipunculus lomonossovi
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Sipunculus longipapillosus
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Sipunculus marcusi
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Sipunculus mundanus
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Sipunculus norvegicus
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Sipunculus nudus
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Sipunculus phalloides
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Sipunculus polymyotus
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Sipunculus robustus
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Sipunculus titubans
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Xenosiphon absconditus
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Xenosiphon branchiatus
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27 Species of Family Sipunculidae
(sipunculids)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Phascolopsis gouldii Gould's sipunculid Western Atlantic 15 TRKL
Siphonomecus multicinctus Western Central Pacific a
Siphonosoma arcassonense Northeast Atlantic 24 TRKL
Siphonosoma australe Indo-Pacific.
Siphonosoma boholense Western Central Pacific. 12 DL
Siphonosoma cumanense Western Central Atlantic
Siphonosoma dayi Western Indian Ocean
Siphonosoma funafuti Western Pacific. 12 TL
Siphonosoma ingens Eastern Pacific
Siphonosoma mourense Northwest Pacific 35 TRKL
Siphonosoma novaepommeraniae Western Central Pacific
Siphonosoma rotumanum Southeast Atlantic and In
Siphonosoma vastum Western Central Atlantic
Sipunculus angasoides Northwest Pacific
Sipunculus indicus Indo-West Pacific. 45 TL
Sipunculus lomonossovi South Pacific and the Atl
Sipunculus longipapillosus Western Indian Ocean.
Sipunculus marcusi Southwest Atlantic and We
Sipunculus mundanus Indo-Pacific 27 TRKL
Sipunculus norvegicus Indian Ocean and Mediterr
Sipunculus nudus Indo-West Pacific, North 30 TL
Sipunculus phalloides Pacific Ocean separates t
Sipunculus polymyotus Western Central Atlantic 27 TL
Sipunculus robustus Indo-West Pacific and Wes
Sipunculus titubans Eastern Central Atlantic
Xenosiphon absconditus Indo-West Pacific 60 TRKL
Xenosiphon branchiatus Western Central Atlantic 30 TL



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