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Family: Amphinomidae (See list of species below)

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57 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amphinome denudata
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Amphinome jukesi
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Amphinome rostrata
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Archinome rosacea
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Benthoscolex coecus
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Benthoscolex cubanus
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Chloeia bistriata
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Chloeia conspicua
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Chloeia entypa
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Chloeia flava
[golden fireworm]
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Chloeia fusca
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Chloeia inermis
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Chloeia parva
[fireworm]
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Chloeia pinnata
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Chloeia rosea
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Chloeia venusta
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Chloeia violacea
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Chloeia viridis
[fire worm]
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Chloenopsis atlantica
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Eurythoe complanata
[iridescent fireworm]
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Eurythoe parvecarunculata
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Eurythoe syriaca
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Eurythoe turcica
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Hermodice carunculata
[bearded fire worm]
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Hipponoa gaudichaudi
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Hipponoe gaudichaudi
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Linopherus abyssalis
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Linopherus acarunculata
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Linopherus ambigua
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Linopherus annulata
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Linopherus canariensis
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Linopherus hirsutus
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Linopherus kristiani
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Linopherus microcephala
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Linopherus oligobranchia
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Linopherus paucibranchiata
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Linopherus spiralis
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Linopherus tripunctata
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Notopygos crinita
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Notopygos gigas
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Notopygos hispida
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Notopygos labiatus
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Notopygos megalops
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Notopygos ornata
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Notopygos variabilis
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Paramphinome australis
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Paramphinome indica
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Paramphinome jeffreysii
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Paramphinome pulchella
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Paramphinome trionyx
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Pareurythoe americana
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Pareurythoe borealis
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Pareurythoe californica
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Pareurythoe chilensis
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Pareurythoe elongata
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Pareurythoe spirocirrata
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Pherecardia striata
[lined fireworm]
57 Species of Family Amphinomidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amphinome denudata Western Central Pacific.
Amphinome jukesi Western Pacific
Amphinome rostrata Indo-Pacific and Western
Archinome rosacea Southwest Pacific.
Benthoscolex coecus Indo-West Pacific
Benthoscolex cubanus Western Central Atlantic
Chloeia bistriata Western Indian Ocean
Chloeia conspicua Eastern Pacific
Chloeia entypa Pacific Ocean.
Chloeia flava golden fireworm Indo-Pacific.
Chloeia fusca Indo-West Pacific 2 BL
Chloeia inermis Western Pacific
Chloeia parva fireworm Indo-West Pacific
Chloeia pinnata Eastern Pacific
Chloeia rosea Indo-Pacific.
Chloeia venusta Northeast Atlantic and th
Chloeia violacea Indo-West Pacific
Chloeia viridis fire worm Western Central Atlantic
Chloenopsis atlantica Central Atlantic and the
Eurythoe complanata iridescent fireworm Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Eurythoe parvecarunculata Indo-West Pacific and Wes
Eurythoe syriaca Mediterranean Sea.
Eurythoe turcica Mediterranean Sea.
Hermodice carunculata bearded fire worm Western Central Atlantic,
Hipponoa gaudichaudi Western Pacific.
Hipponoe gaudichaudi Atlantic and Pacific.
Linopherus abyssalis Eastern Pacific
Linopherus acarunculata Western Central Pacific
Linopherus ambigua Western Central Atlantic
Linopherus annulata Southeast Pacific
Linopherus canariensis Western Central Atlantic
Linopherus hirsutus Indo-West Pacific
Linopherus kristiani Eastern Pacific
Linopherus microcephala Western Indian Ocean
Linopherus oligobranchia Western Pacific
Linopherus paucibranchiata Western Indian Ocean and
Linopherus spiralis Western Indian Ocean
Linopherus tripunctata Eastern Pacific
Notopygos crinita Western Central Atlantic
Notopygos gigas Northwest Pacific
Notopygos hispida Indo-West Pacific. 2 BL
Notopygos labiatus Western Central Pacific
Notopygos megalops Atlantic Ocean, Western I
Notopygos ornata Western Central Pacific
Notopygos variabilis Indo-West Pacific
Paramphinome australis Southeast Pacific and Ant
Paramphinome indica Indo-West Pacific
Paramphinome jeffreysii Northeast Atlantic.
Paramphinome pulchella Arctic and Northwest Atla
Paramphinome trionyx Eastern Central Atlantic.
Pareurythoe americana Western Central Atlantic
Pareurythoe borealis Northwest Pacific
Pareurythoe californica Eastern Pacific
Pareurythoe chilensis Western Central Atlantic
Pareurythoe elongata Western Central Atlantic
Pareurythoe spirocirrata Eastern Pacific
Pherecardia striata lined fireworm Pacific Ocean. 20 TL



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