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Family: Malletiidae (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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Bathymalletia inequilateralis
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Katadesmia cuneata
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Katadesmia vincula
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Malletia abyssopolaris
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Malletia abyssorum
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Malletia angulata
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Malletia aoteana
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Malletia bermudensis
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Malletia concentrica
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Malletia cumingii
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Malletia dilatata
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Malletia dunkeri
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Malletia faba
[bean malletia]
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Malletia galatheae
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Malletia gigantea
[Kerguelen malletia]
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Malletia humilior
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Malletia inequalis
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Malletia magellanica
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Malletia obtusa
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Malletia pallida
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Malletia pellucida
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Malletia veneriformis
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Neilo annectens
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Neilo australis
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Neilo blacki
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Neilo delli
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Neilonella dubia
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Oxyperas aspersa
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Tindariopsis sulculata
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29 Species of Family Malletiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bathymalletia inequilateralis Northwest Atlantic
Katadesmia cuneata Southwest Pacific and the
Katadesmia vincula Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Malletia abyssopolaris Western Atlantic and the
Malletia abyssorum Northwest Atlantic
Malletia angulata Northwest Pacific
Malletia aoteana Southwest Pacific
Malletia bermudensis Western Atlantic. 0.77 DL
Malletia concentrica Antarctica.
Malletia cumingii Southeast Pacific and Sou 3 DL
Malletia dilatata Western Atlantic.
Malletia dunkeri Northwest Pacific
Malletia faba bean malletia Eastern Pacific.
Malletia galatheae Southwest Pacific
Malletia gigantea Kerguelen malletia Endemic to Kerguelen.
Malletia humilior Indo-Pacific
Malletia inequalis Southeast Pacific and Ant
Malletia magellanica Southeast Pacific and Wes
Malletia obtusa Mediterranean Sea 1.3 DL
Malletia pallida Antarctica.
Malletia pellucida Antarctic Atlantic
Malletia veneriformis Western Atlantic.
Neilo annectens Southwest Pacific
Neilo australis Southwest Pacific
Neilo blacki Southwest Pacific
Neilo delli Southwest Pacific
Neilonella dubia Northwest Pacific
Oxyperas aspersa Western Pacific.
Tindariopsis sulculata Western Atlantic. 1.2 DL



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