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Family: Beaniidae (See list of species below)

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20 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amphibiobeania epiphylla
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Beania bilaminata
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Beania challengeri
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Beania costata
[meshed costate Beania]
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Beania cribrimorpha
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Beania cylindrica
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Beania discodermiae
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Beania elongata
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Beania erecta
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Beania fragilis
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Beania gigantavicularis
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Beania hirtissima
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Beania inermis
[meshed spine-less Beania]
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Beania klugei
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Beania magellanica
[two-headed Beania]
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Beania maxilla
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Beania mirabilis
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Beania plurispinosa
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Beania robusta
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Beania unicornis
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20 Species of Family Beaniidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amphibiobeania epiphylla Western Central Pacific
Beania bilaminata Southwest Pacific
Beania challengeri Southeast Pacific and Ant
Beania costata meshed costate Beania Southeast Pacific, Southw
Beania cribrimorpha Southwest Pacific
Beania cylindrica Mediterranean Sea.
Beania discodermiae Pacific Ocean.
Beania elongata Southwest Pacific
Beania erecta Antarctic.
Beania fragilis Southwest Atlantic
Beania gigantavicularis Southwest Pacific
Beania hirtissima Eastern Central Pacific a
Beania inermis meshed spine-less Beania Southern Ocean.
Beania klugei Western Central Atlantic
Beania magellanica two-headed Beania Pacific, Southwest Atlant
Beania maxilla Southeast Pacific and Sou
Beania mirabilis Western Central Atlantic
Beania plurispinosa Southwest Pacific
Beania robusta Mediterranean Sea.
Beania unicornis Southwest Atlantic



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