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Family: Rhopaluridae (See list of species below)

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24 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ciliocincta akkeshiensis
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Ciliocincta julini
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Ciliocincta sabellariae
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Intoshia leptoplanae
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Intoshia linei
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Intoshia major
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Intoshia metchnikovi
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Intoshia paraphanostomae
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Intoshia variabili
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Rhopalura elongata
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Rhopalura gigas
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Rhopalura granosa
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Rhopalura intoshi
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Rhopalura litoralis
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Rhopalura metschnikowi
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Rhopalura murmanica
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Rhopalura ophiocomae
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Rhopalura pelseneeri
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Rhopalura philinae
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Rhopalura pterocirri
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Stoecharthrum burresoni
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Stoecharthrum fosterae
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Stoecharthrum giardi
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Stoecharthrum monnati
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24 Species of Family Rhopaluridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ciliocincta akkeshiensis Northwest Pacific
Ciliocincta julini Northeast Atlantic 0.0205 BL
Ciliocincta sabellariae Northeast Pacific. 0.0265 BL
Intoshia leptoplanae Northeast Atlantic
Intoshia linei Northeast Atlantic
Intoshia major Northeast Atlantic
Intoshia metchnikovi Northeast Atlantic
Intoshia paraphanostomae Northeast Atlantic
Intoshia variabili Northeast Atlantic
Rhopalura elongata Northeast Atlantic
Rhopalura gigas North Atlantic Ocean and
Rhopalura granosa Northeast Atlantic 0.021 BL
Rhopalura intoshi Mediterranean
Rhopalura litoralis Northeast Atlantic
Rhopalura metschnikowi Northeast Atlantic.
Rhopalura murmanica Northeast Atlantic
Rhopalura ophiocomae Northeast Atlantic, Medit 0.026 BL
Rhopalura pelseneeri Northeast Atlantic
Rhopalura philinae Northeast Atlantic
Rhopalura pterocirri Northeast Atlantic
Stoecharthrum burresoni Northeast Pacific 0.0365 TL
Stoecharthrum fosterae Northeast Pacific 0.097 TL
Stoecharthrum giardi Northeast Atlantic 0.08 BL
Stoecharthrum monnati Northeast Atlantic 0.1625 TL



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