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Family: Echinorhynchidae (See list of species below)

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19 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthocephalus anguillae
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Acanthocephalus lucii
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Acanthocephalus rhinensis
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Echinorhynchus abyssicola
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Echinorhynchus bothniensis
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Echinorhynchus brayi
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Echinorhynchus canyonensis
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Echinorhynchus cestodicola
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Echinorhynchus gadi
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Echinorhynchus longiproboscis
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Echinorhynchus melanoglaeae
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Echinorhynchus muraenolepisi
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Echinorhynchus petrotschenkoi
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Echinorhynchus salmonis
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Echinorhynchus sebastolobi
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Echinorhynchus serpentulus
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Echinorhynchus trachyrinci
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Echinorhynchus truttae
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Solearhynchus soleae
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19 Species of Family Echinorhynchidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthocephalus anguillae Northeast Atlantic
Acanthocephalus lucii Northeast Atlantic
Acanthocephalus rhinensis Northeast Atlantic
Echinorhynchus abyssicola Northeast Atlantic.
Echinorhynchus bothniensis Northeast Atlantic
Echinorhynchus brayi Northeast Atlantic. 1.01 TRKL
Echinorhynchus canyonensis Northeast Pacific
Echinorhynchus cestodicola Northeast Atlantic
Echinorhynchus gadi Southwest Pacific, Northe
Echinorhynchus longiproboscis Southwest Atlantic; Atlan
Echinorhynchus melanoglaeae Eastern Atlantic
Echinorhynchus muraenolepisi Southwest Atlantic and At
Echinorhynchus petrotschenkoi Southwest Atlantic and At
Echinorhynchus salmonis Northeast Atlantic
Echinorhynchus sebastolobi Northern Pacific.
Echinorhynchus serpentulus Northeast Atlantic
Echinorhynchus trachyrinci Northeast Atlantic.
Echinorhynchus truttae Northeast Atlantic and So
Solearhynchus soleae Black Sea



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