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Family: Diphyidae (See list of species below)

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48 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Chelophyes appendiculata
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Chelophyes contorta
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Chuniphyes moserae
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Crystallophyes amygdalina
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Dimophyes arctica
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Diphyes antarctica
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Diphyes bojani
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Diphyes chamissonis
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Diphyes dispar
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Eudoxia macra
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Eudoxoides mitra
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Eudoxoides spiralis
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Gilia reticulata
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Lensia achilles
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Lensia ajax
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Lensia baryi
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Lensia campanella
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Lensia challengeri
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Lensia conoidea
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Lensia cossack
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Lensia exeter
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Lensia fowleri
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Lensia grimaldi
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Lensia hardy
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Lensia havock
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Lensia hostile
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Lensia hotspur
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Lensia hunter
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Lensia leloupi
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Lensia lelouveteau
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Lensia meotori
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Lensia meteori
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Lensia multicristata
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Lensia multicristoides
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Lensia subtilis
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Lensia subtiloides
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Lensia tottoni
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Muggiaea atlantica
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Muggiaea bargmannae
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Muggiaea kochi
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Sulculeolaria angusta
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Sulculeolaria bigelowi
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Sulculeolaria biloba
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Sulculeolaria chuni
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Sulculeolaria monoica
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Sulculeolaria quadrivalvis
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Sulculeolaria tropica
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Sulculeolaria turgida
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48 Species of Family Diphyidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chelophyes appendiculata Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O
Chelophyes contorta Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 0.46 H
Chuniphyes moserae Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Crystallophyes amygdalina Antarctic, Atlantic and P
Dimophyes arctica Atlantic, Pacific Oceans, 1.5 H
Diphyes antarctica Southeast Pacific and Ant
Diphyes bojani Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 1 H
Diphyes chamissonis Western Indian Ocean
Diphyes dispar Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 3.6 H
Eudoxia macra Western Pacific
Eudoxoides mitra Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O
Eudoxoides spiralis Antarctic, Atlantic, Paci 1.2 H
Gilia reticulata Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Lensia achilles Antarctic, Atlantic and P
Lensia ajax Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Lensia baryi Eastern Pacific and the A
Lensia campanella Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O
Lensia challengeri Indo-Pacific and Atlantic
Lensia conoidea Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O
Lensia cossack Pacific Ocean and Atlanti
Lensia exeter Antarctic, Atlantic and P
Lensia fowleri Atlantic, Pacific, Indian 2 H
Lensia grimaldi Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Lensia hardy Southwest Atlantic
Lensia havock Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Lensia hostile Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Lensia hotspur Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O
Lensia hunter Southwest Atlantic
Lensia leloupi Southwest Atlantic
Lensia lelouveteau Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Lensia meotori Mediterranean. 0.7 H
Lensia meteori Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Lensia multicristata Atlantic, Pacific Oceans 1.5 H
Lensia multicristoides Western Pacific
Lensia subtilis Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 1 H
Lensia subtiloides Indo-Pacific and the Medi 0.37 H
Lensia tottoni Southwest Atlantic
Muggiaea atlantica Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 0.7 H
Muggiaea bargmannae Antarctic, Atlantic, Paci
Muggiaea kochi Atlantic, Pacific Oceans 0.7 H
Sulculeolaria angusta Southwest Atlantic
Sulculeolaria bigelowi Northwest Pacific
Sulculeolaria biloba Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 2 H
Sulculeolaria chuni Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 0.8 H
Sulculeolaria monoica Antarctic, Atlantic and P
Sulculeolaria quadrivalvis Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 2 H
Sulculeolaria tropica Western Pacific
Sulculeolaria turgida Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 1.5 H



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