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Family: Lichenoporidae (See list of species below)

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25 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Disporella alborensis
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Disporella californica
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Disporella crassa
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Disporella densiporoides
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Disporella fimbriata
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Disporella hispida
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Disporella novaehollandiae
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Disporella octoradiata
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Disporella piramidata
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Disporella pristis
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Disporella robusta
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Disporella sacculus
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Disporella separata
[purple encrusting bryozoan]
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Disporella truncata
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Lichenopora buskiana
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Lichenopora canaliculata
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Lichenopora elegantissima
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Lichenopora intricata
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Lichenopora loveni
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Lichenopora radiata
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Lichenopora verrucaria
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Lichenopora violacea
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Patinella distincta
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Patinella radiata
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Patinella verrucaria
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25 Species of Family Lichenoporidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Disporella alborensis Mediterranean Sea.
Disporella californica Eastern Central Pacific
Disporella crassa Southern Ocean
Disporella densiporoides Southwest Atlantic
Disporella fimbriata Indo-Pacific and the Atla
Disporella hispida Northeast Atlantic and th
Disporella novaehollandiae Indo-West Pacific
Disporella octoradiata Southern Ocean
Disporella piramidata Mediterranean Sea.
Disporella pristis Indo-West Pacific
Disporella robusta Mediterranean Sea.
Disporella sacculus Southwest Pacific
Disporella separata purple encrusting bryozoan Northeast Pacific
Disporella truncata Western Central Pacific
Lichenopora buskiana Eastern Central Pacific.
Lichenopora canaliculata Southwest Atlantic
Lichenopora elegantissima Southwest Atlantic
Lichenopora intricata Eastern Central Pacific
Lichenopora loveni Southwest Atlantic
Lichenopora radiata Warm temperate and tropic
Lichenopora verrucaria Northeast Atlantic
Lichenopora violacea Western Central Atlantic
Patinella distincta Mediterranean Sea.
Patinella radiata Western Central Atlantic
Patinella verrucaria Mediterranean Sea.



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