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Family: Chrysopetalidae (See list of species below)

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29 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthopala perkinsi
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Arichlidon reyssi
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Bhawania brevis
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Bhawania brunnea
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Bhawania cryptocephala
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Bhawania goodei
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Bhawania heteroseta
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Chrysopetalum debile
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Chrysopetalum elegans
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Chrysopetalum elegantoides
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Chrysopetalum eurypalea
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Chrysopetalum floridanum
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Chrysopetalum hernancortazae
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Chrysopetalum heteropalea
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Chrysopetalum macrophthalmum
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Chrysopetalum maculata
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Chrysopetalum occidentale
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Dysponetus bipapilatus
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Dysponetus caecus
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Dysponetus pygmaeus
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Hyalopale bispinosa
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Paleaequor heteroseta
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Paleaequor nicoyensis
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Paleanotus bellis
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Paleanotus chrysolepis
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Paleanotus purpurea
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Strepternos didymopyton
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Treptopale rudolphi
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Vigtorniella zaikai
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29 Species of Family Chrysopetalidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthopala perkinsi Western Central Atlantic
Arichlidon reyssi Western Indian Ocean and
Bhawania brevis Western Pacific
Bhawania brunnea Western Central Atlantic
Bhawania cryptocephala Indo-West Pacific.
Bhawania goodei Indo-Pacific, Western Cen
Bhawania heteroseta Western Central Atlantic
Chrysopetalum debile Indo-West Pacific, Wester
Chrysopetalum elegans Western Central Atlantic
Chrysopetalum elegantoides Eastern Pacific
Chrysopetalum eurypalea Western Central Atlantic
Chrysopetalum floridanum Western Central Atlantic
Chrysopetalum hernancortazae Western Central Atlantic
Chrysopetalum heteropalea Western Central Atlantic
Chrysopetalum macrophthalmum Eastern Pacific
Chrysopetalum maculata Eastern Pacific
Chrysopetalum occidentale Indo-Pacific and Western
Dysponetus bipapilatus Mediterranean Sea.
Dysponetus caecus Mediterranean Sea.
Dysponetus pygmaeus Arctic and Northwest Atla
Hyalopale bispinosa Western Central Atlantic
Paleaequor heteroseta Western Central Atlantic
Paleaequor nicoyensis Eastern Pacific
Paleanotus bellis Pacific Ocean.
Paleanotus chrysolepis Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Paleanotus purpurea Western Central Atlantic
Strepternos didymopyton Western Central Atlantic
Treptopale rudolphi Western Central Atlantic
Vigtorniella zaikai Mediterranean Sea.



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