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Family: Plumulariidae (See list of species below)

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53 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aglaophenia plumosa
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Antennella gracilis
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Callicarpa chazaliei
[plumed hydroid]
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Cladacanthella scabra
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Dentitheca dendritica
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Gymnangium speciosum
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Halopteris campanula
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Halopteris polymorpha
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Hippurella annulata
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Monotheca obliqua
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Nemertesia americana
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Nemertesia antennina
[sea beard]
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Nemertesia irregularis
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Nemertesia pinnata
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Nemertesia polynema
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Nemertesia ramosa
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Nemertesia rugosa
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Nemertesia simplex
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Nemertesia tetraseriata
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Nemertesia verticillata
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Plumularia attenuata
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Plumularia badia
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Plumularia crater
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Plumularia exilis
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Plumularia filicula
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Plumularia floridana
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Plumularia goodei
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Plumularia gracilis
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Plumularia gracillima
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Plumularia habereri
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Plumularia insignis
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Plumularia insolens
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Plumularia integra
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Plumularia inverta
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Plumularia irregularis
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Plumularia lagenifera
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Plumularia margaretta
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Plumularia megalocephala
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Plumularia meganema
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Plumularia mobilis
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Plumularia multiramosa
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Plumularia parva
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Plumularia reversa
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Plumularia septata
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Plumularia setacea
[little seabristle]
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Plumularia sinuosa
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Plumularia strictocarpa
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Plumularia strobilophora
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Plumularia virginiae
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Plumularia wattsi
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Schizotricha frutescens
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Schizotricha multifurcata
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Schizotricha unifurcata
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53 Species of Family Plumulariidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aglaophenia plumosa Southwest Pacific
Antennella gracilis Western Central Atlantic
Callicarpa chazaliei plumed hydroid Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Cladacanthella scabra Indo-West Pacific
Dentitheca dendritica Western Atlantic
Gymnangium speciosum Western Atlantic
Halopteris campanula Western Pacific
Halopteris polymorpha Western Central Pacific a
Hippurella annulata Western Atlantic
Monotheca obliqua Southwest Atlantic
Nemertesia americana Western Atlantic
Nemertesia antennina sea beard Atlantic Ocean
Nemertesia irregularis Western Atlantic
Nemertesia pinnata Western Atlantic
Nemertesia polynema Eastern Pacific
Nemertesia ramosa Northeast Atlantic
Nemertesia rugosa Western Atlantic
Nemertesia simplex Western Atlantic
Nemertesia tetraseriata Eastern Pacific
Nemertesia verticillata Eastern Pacific
Plumularia attenuata Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Plumularia badia Eastern Indian Ocean
Plumularia crater Western Central Pacific
Plumularia exilis Eastern Pacific
Plumularia filicula Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Plumularia floridana Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Plumularia goodei Eastern Pacific
Plumularia gracilis Eastern Pacific
Plumularia gracillima Western Atlantic
Plumularia habereri Western Central Pacific
Plumularia insignis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Plumularia insolens Eastern Pacific
Plumularia integra Eastern Pacific
Plumularia inverta Eastern Pacific
Plumularia irregularis Eastern Pacific
Plumularia lagenifera Eastern Pacific
Plumularia margaretta Atlantic, Caribbean and P
Plumularia megalocephala Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Plumularia meganema Eastern Pacific
Plumularia mobilis Eastern Pacific
Plumularia multiramosa Eastern Pacific
Plumularia parva Eastern Pacific
Plumularia reversa Eastern Pacific
Plumularia septata Eastern Pacific
Plumularia setacea little seabristle Atlantic, Pacific and Ind 25 TL
Plumularia sinuosa Eastern Pacific
Plumularia strictocarpa Western Atlantic.
Plumularia strobilophora Indo-Pacific and Southwes
Plumularia virginiae Eastern Pacific
Plumularia wattsi Southwest Pacific
Schizotricha frutescens Northeast Atlantic
Schizotricha multifurcata Antarctic
Schizotricha unifurcata Antarctic Indian Ocean



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