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Family: Chaperiidae (See list of species below)

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21 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Chaperia acanthina
[simple Chaperia]
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Chaperia multispinosa
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Chaperia transversalis
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Chaperiopsis annulus
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Chaperiopsis bispinosa
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Chaperiopsis cervicornis
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Chaperiopsis cristata
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Chaperiopsis erecta
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Chaperiopsis funda
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Chaperiopsis galeata
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Chaperiopsis indefensa
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Chaperiopsis intermediata
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Chaperiopsis orbiculata
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Chaperiopsis patulosa
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Chaperiopsis propinqua
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Chaperiopsis quadrispinosa
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Chaperiopsis rotundata
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Chaperiopsis rubida
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Chaperiopsis spiculata
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Chaperiopsis tintinnabula
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Pyrichaperia pyriformis
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21 Species of Family Chaperiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chaperia acanthina simple Chaperia Southern Pacific, Southwe
Chaperia multispinosa Southwest Pacific
Chaperia transversalis Western Central Pacific
Chaperiopsis annulus Mediterranean Sea.
Chaperiopsis bispinosa Southwest Pacific
Chaperiopsis cervicornis Antarctic Pacific
Chaperiopsis cristata Southeast Pacific and the
Chaperiopsis erecta Southwest Atlantic
Chaperiopsis funda Southwest Pacific
Chaperiopsis galeata Southeast Pacific, Southw
Chaperiopsis indefensa Southwest Atlantic
Chaperiopsis intermediata Southwest Pacific
Chaperiopsis orbiculata Southwest Atlantic
Chaperiopsis patulosa Southeast Pacific, Southw
Chaperiopsis propinqua Southwest Atlantic
Chaperiopsis quadrispinosa Antarctic Pacific
Chaperiopsis rotundata Antarctic Pacific
Chaperiopsis rubida Southwest Pacific
Chaperiopsis spiculata Southwest Pacific
Chaperiopsis tintinnabula Southwest Pacific
Pyrichaperia pyriformis Western Pacific



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