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Family: Limopsidae (See list of species below)

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40 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Crenulilimopsis crenata
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Crenulilimopsis oblonga
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Empleconia vaginata
[vaginate limops]
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Limopsis akutanica
[Akutan limops]
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Limopsis angusta
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Limopsis antillensis
[Antillean limops]
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Limopsis aurita
[eared limops]
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Limopsis azumana
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Limopsis belcheri
[Belcheri's limops]
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Limopsis cristata
[crested limops]
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Limopsis davinae
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Limopsis enderbyensis
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Limopsis forskalii
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Limopsis friedbergi
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Limopsis galatheae
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Limopsis hirtella
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Limopsis janeiroensis
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Limopsis knudseni
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Limopsis lilliei
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Limopsis longipilosa
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Limopsis marionensis
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Limopsis minuta
[minute limops]
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Limopsis multistriata
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Limopsis onchodes
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Limopsis panamensis
[Panamic limops]
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Limopsis paucidentata
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Limopsis pelagica
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Limopsis radialis
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Limopsis scabra
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Limopsis scotiana
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Limopsis spicata
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Limopsis striata
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Limopsis sulcata
[sulcate limops]
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Limopsis surinamensis
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Limopsis tenella
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Limopsis tenuis
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Nipponolimopsis decussata
[cancellate limops]
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Oblimopa japonica
[Japanese limops]
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Pectunculina lata
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Pectunculina proceritas
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40 Species of Family Limopsidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Crenulilimopsis crenata Western Pacific
Crenulilimopsis oblonga Northwest Pacific.
Empleconia vaginata vaginate limops Eastern Pacific.
Limopsis akutanica Akutan limops Eastern Pacific.
Limopsis angusta Mediterranean Sea.
Limopsis antillensis Antillean limops Western Atlantic.
Limopsis aurita eared limops Western Atlantic and the 1.5 DL
Limopsis azumana Western Central Pacific
Limopsis belcheri Belcheri's limops Northwest Pacific.
Limopsis cristata crested limops Western Atlantic. 1.05 DL
Limopsis davinae Western Atlantic. 0.32 DL
Limopsis enderbyensis Antarctic Atlantic.
Limopsis forskalii Western Central Pacific
Limopsis friedbergi Mediterranean Sea.
Limopsis galatheae Atlantic Ocean. 0.7 DL
Limopsis hirtella Southeast Pacific, Southw 1.6 DL
Limopsis janeiroensis Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Limopsis knudseni Southeast Pacific and the
Limopsis lilliei Antarctic Atlantic.
Limopsis longipilosa Antarctica.
Limopsis marionensis Pacific Ocean and the Ant 3.6 SHL
Limopsis minuta minute limops Western Atlantic and the
Limopsis multistriata Eastern Indian Ocean and
Limopsis onchodes Western Atlantic.
Limopsis panamensis Panamic limops Eastern Pacific.
Limopsis paucidentata Western Atlantic.
Limopsis pelagica Western Central Atlantic.
Limopsis radialis Western Atlantic.
Limopsis scabra Antarctic Atlantic
Limopsis scotiana Antarctica.
Limopsis spicata Western Atlantic. 0.75 DL
Limopsis striata Western Central Pacific
Limopsis sulcata sulcate limops Western Atlantic.
Limopsis surinamensis Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Limopsis tenella Antarctica.
Limopsis tenuis Mediterranean Sea.
Nipponolimopsis decussata cancellate limops Eastern Pacific.
Oblimopa japonica Japanese limops Western Pacific.
Pectunculina lata Southwest Pacific
Pectunculina proceritas Southwest Pacific



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