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Family: Ianthellidae (See list of species below)

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6 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Anomoianthella lamella
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Anomoianthella rubra
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Hexadella indica
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Hexadella purpurea
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Ianthella basta
[elephant ear sponge]
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Ianthella flabelliformis
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6 Species of Family Ianthellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anomoianthella lamella Western Central Pacific
Anomoianthella rubra Western Central Pacific
Hexadella indica Western Central Pacific
Hexadella purpurea Western Central Pacific
Ianthella basta elephant ear sponge Indo-West Pacific.
Ianthella flabelliformis Western Central Pacific



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