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Family: Ellisellidae (See list of species below)

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41 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ctenocella laevis
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Ctenocella pectinata
[red whip coral]
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Ctenocella schmitti
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Dichotella gemmacea
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Ellisella acacesia
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Ellisella azilia
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Ellisella barbadensis
[devil's sea whip]
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Ellisella ceratophyta
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Ellisella cercidia
[whip coral]
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Ellisella elongata
[long sea whip]
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Ellisella eustala
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Ellisella grandis
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Ellisella nuctenea
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Ellisella paraplexauroides
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Ellisella plexauroides
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Ellisella robusta
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Ellisella rossafila
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Ellisella schmitti
[bushy sea whip]
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Heliania spinescens
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Junceella delicata
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Junceella eunicelloides
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Junceella fragilis
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Junceella juncea
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Nicella carinata
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Nicella flabellata
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Nicella goreaui
[orange deep water fan]
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Nicella guadalupensis
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Nicella laxa
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Nicella magna
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Riisea paniculata
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Verrucella cerasina
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Verrucella corona
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Verrucella diadema
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Verrucella ixobola
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Verrucella pallida
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Verrucella rosea
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Viminella crassa
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Viminella flagellum
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Viminella glabra
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Viminella petila
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Viminella rossa
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41 Species of Family Ellisellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ctenocella laevis Western Central Pacific
Ctenocella pectinata red whip coral Indo-West Pacific
Ctenocella schmitti Western Central Atlantic
Dichotella gemmacea Indo-Pacific.
Ellisella acacesia Western Central Pacific
Ellisella azilia Western Central Pacific
Ellisella barbadensis devil's sea whip Caribbean Sea.
Ellisella ceratophyta Western Central Pacific
Ellisella cercidia whip coral Western Central Pacific
Ellisella elongata long sea whip Western Atlantic
Ellisella eustala Western Central Pacific
Ellisella grandis Western Atlantic
Ellisella nuctenea Western Central Pacific
Ellisella paraplexauroides Atlantic and the Mediterr
Ellisella plexauroides Western Central Pacific
Ellisella robusta Western Central Pacific
Ellisella rossafila Western Central Pacific
Ellisella schmitti bushy sea whip Western Atlantic
Heliania spinescens Western Central Pacific
Junceella delicata Western Central Pacific
Junceella eunicelloides Western Central Pacific
Junceella fragilis Indo-West Pacific
Junceella juncea Indo-West Pacific.
Nicella carinata Western Central Pacific
Nicella flabellata Western Central Pacific
Nicella goreaui orange deep water fan Western Atlantic
Nicella guadalupensis Western Atlantic
Nicella laxa Western Central Pacific
Nicella magna Western Central Pacific
Riisea paniculata Western Atlantic
Verrucella cerasina Western Central Pacific
Verrucella corona Western Central Pacific
Verrucella diadema Western Central Pacific
Verrucella ixobola Western Central Pacific
Verrucella pallida Western Central Pacific
Verrucella rosea Western Central Pacific
Viminella crassa Western Central Pacific
Viminella flagellum Atlantic and the Mediterr
Viminella glabra Western Central Pacific
Viminella petila Western Central Pacific
Viminella rossa Western Central Pacific



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