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Family: Prayidae (See list of species below)

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23 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amphicaryon acaule
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Amphicaryon ernesti
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Amphicaryon peltifera
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Craseoa lathetica
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Desmophyes annectens
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Desmophyes haematogaster
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Desmophyes villafrancae
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Lilyopsis rosea
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Maresearsia praeclara
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Mistoprayina fragosa
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Nectadamas diomedeae
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Nectopyramis natans
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Nectopyramis spinosa
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Nectopyramis thetis
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Praya dubia
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Praya reticulata
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Prayola tottoni
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Prayola urinatrix
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Rosacea cymbiformis
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Rosacea flaccida
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Rosacea plicata
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Rosacea repanda
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Stephanophyes superba
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23 Species of Family Prayidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amphicaryon acaule Antarctic, Atlantic, Paci 1.07 H
Amphicaryon ernesti Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O
Amphicaryon peltifera Southwest Atlantic, North
Craseoa lathetica Western Atlantic
Desmophyes annectens Atlantic, Pacific Oceans
Desmophyes haematogaster Western Atlantic
Desmophyes villafrancae Mediterranean
Lilyopsis rosea Eastern Pacific and the M
Maresearsia praeclara Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Mistoprayina fragosa Western Atlantic
Nectadamas diomedeae Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Nectopyramis natans Antarctic, Atlantic and P
Nectopyramis spinosa Southwest Atlantic and An
Nectopyramis thetis Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Praya dubia Antarctic, Atlantic and P
Praya reticulata Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Prayola tottoni Mediterranean 0.5 H
Prayola urinatrix Western Atlantic
Rosacea cymbiformis Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 1.75 H
Rosacea flaccida Eastern Central Pacific a
Rosacea plicata Southwest Atlantic and th
Rosacea repanda Western Atlantic
Stephanophyes superba Atlantic and Pacific Ocea



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