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Family: Rhadinorhynchidae (See list of species below)

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15 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Golvanacanthus blennii
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Gorgorhynchoides bullocki
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Gorgorhynchoides elongatus
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Gorgorhynchoides lintoni
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Gorgorhynchus trachinotus
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Leptorhynchoides plagicephalus
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Metacanthocephalus campbelli
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Metacanthocephalus dalmori
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Metacanthocephalus johnstoni
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Micracanthorhynchina kuwaitensis
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Rhadinorhynchus capensis
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Rhadinorhynchus pristis
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Rhadinorhynchus tenuicornis
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Sclerocollum robustum
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Serrasentis sagittifer
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15 Species of Family Rhadinorhynchidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Golvanacanthus blennii Mediterranean Sea.
Gorgorhynchoides bullocki Western Central Atlantic 5.3 TL
Gorgorhynchoides elongatus Western Central Atlantic. 7.6 TL
Gorgorhynchoides lintoni Northwest Atlantic 7.6 TL
Gorgorhynchus trachinotus Southwest Pacific
Leptorhynchoides plagicephalus Northeast Atlantic, Black
Metacanthocephalus campbelli Atlantic Antarctic
Metacanthocephalus dalmori Atlantic Antarctic
Metacanthocephalus johnstoni Atlantic Antarctic.
Micracanthorhynchina kuwaitensis Western Indian Ocean
Rhadinorhynchus capensis Southeast Atlantic
Rhadinorhynchus pristis Northeast Atlantic, Medit 2 TL
Rhadinorhynchus tenuicornis Northeast Atlantic
Sclerocollum robustum Australia.
Serrasentis sagittifer Circumglobal. 13 TL



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