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Family: Brisingidae (See list of species below)

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24 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Astrocles actinodetus
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Astrolirus panamensis
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Astrostephane acanthogenys
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Astrostephane mollucana
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Brisinga distincta
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Brisinga endecacnemos
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Brisingaster robillardi
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Craterobrisinga analoga
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Craterobrisinga eucoryne
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Craterobrisingia synaptoma
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Freyella attenuata
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Freyella echinata
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Freyella elegans
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Freyella fragilissima
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Freyella microplax
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Freyella mortenseni
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Freyellaster fecundus
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Freyellaster polycnema
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Hymenodiscus coronata
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Hymenodiscus membranacea
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Novodinia penichra
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Novodinia radiata
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Odinella nutrix
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Stegnobrisinga placoderma
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24 Species of Family Brisingidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Astrocles actinodetus Northeast Pacific.
Astrolirus panamensis Eastern Pacific
Astrostephane acanthogenys Western Central Pacific
Astrostephane mollucana Western Pacific
Brisinga distincta Antarctic
Brisinga endecacnemos Atlantic Ocean.
Brisingaster robillardi Western Central Pacific
Craterobrisinga analoga Western Central Pacific
Craterobrisinga eucoryne Western Central Pacific
Craterobrisingia synaptoma Northeast Pacific.
Freyella attenuata West Central Pacific.
Freyella echinata Western Central Pacific
Freyella elegans Northwest Atlantic.
Freyella fragilissima Antarctic
Freyella microplax Northeast Pacific.
Freyella mortenseni Southwest Pacific
Freyellaster fecundus Northeast Pacific.
Freyellaster polycnema Southwest Pacific
Hymenodiscus coronata Atlantic and the Mediterr
Hymenodiscus membranacea Antarctic Indian Ocean
Novodinia penichra Western Central Pacific
Novodinia radiata Western Central Pacific
Odinella nutrix Antarctic.
Stegnobrisinga placoderma Western Central Pacific



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