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Family: Semelidae (See list of species below)

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73 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Abra aequalis
[Atlantic abra]
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Abra alba
[white furrow shell]
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Abra cistula
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Abra hainanensis
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Abra japonica
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Abra kurodai
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Abra lioica
[smooth abra]
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Abra longicallus
[long abra]
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Abra maxima
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Abra nitida
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Abra prismatica
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Abra profundorum
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Abra segmentum
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Abra tenuis
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Abra uruguayensis
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Abrina magna
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Abrina sibogai
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Argyrodonax haycocki
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Cumingia coarctata
[contracted semele]
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Cumingia tellinoides
[tellin semele]
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Cumingia vanhyningi
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Ervilia bisculpta
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Ervilia castanea
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Ervilia concentrica
[concentric ervilia]
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Ervilia galapagana
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Ervilia nitens
[shining ervilia]
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Ervilia producta
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Ervilia sandwichensis
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Ervilia scaliola
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Ervilia subcancellata
[subcancellate ervilia]
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Iacra japonica
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Iacra seychellarum
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Leptomya adunca
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Leptomya aucklandica
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Leptomya cochlearis
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Leptomya minuta
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Leptomya psittacus
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Leptomya retiaria
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Leptomya subrostrata
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Lonoa hawaiensis
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Rochefortina sandwichensis
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Scrobicularia cottardi
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Scrobicularia plana
[peppery furrow]
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Semele australis
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Semele bellastriata
[cancellate semele]
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Semele borbonica
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Semele brambleyae
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Semele carnicolor
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Semele casta
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Semele cordiformis
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Semele duplicata
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Semele jukesii
[Juke's semele]
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Semele lamellosa
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Semele lenticularis
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Semele monilis
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Semele obscura
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Semele proficua
[Atlantic semele]
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Semele purpurascens
[purplish semele]
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Semele rubropicta
[rose-painted semele]
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Semele scabra
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Semele sinensi
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Semele solida
[Chilean semele]
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Semele vestalis
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Semele zebuense
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Semelina nuculoides
[nut semele]
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Theora fragilis
[fragile semele]
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Theora iridescens
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Theora lata
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Theora lubrica
[Asian semele]
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Theora mesopotamica
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Theora nitida
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Thyellisca hargreavesi
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Thyellisca pulchra
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73 Species of Family Semelidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Abra aequalis Atlantic abra Western Atlantic Ocean. 1.25 NG
Abra alba white furrow shell Western Indian Ocean, Nor 2.5 SHL
Abra cistula Western Indian Ocean
Abra hainanensis Western Pacific
Abra japonica Western Pacific
Abra kurodai Northwest Pacific
Abra lioica smooth abra Northwest Atlantic Ocean 0.8 DL
Abra longicallus long abra North America and Mediter
Abra maxima Indo-West Pacific
Abra nitida Northeast Atlantic and th
Abra prismatica Northeast Atlantic and Me
Abra profundorum Indo-West Pacific and Nor
Abra segmentum Mediterranean Sea
Abra tenuis Mediterranean Sea
Abra uruguayensis Western Atlantic. 0.95 DL
Abrina magna Western Pacific
Abrina sibogai Western Pacific.
Argyrodonax haycocki Western Central Atlantic
Cumingia coarctata contracted semele Western Central Atlantic 1.6 DL
Cumingia tellinoides tellin semele Western Central Atlantic 2 DL
Cumingia vanhyningi Western Central Atlantic
Ervilia bisculpta Indo-Pacific
Ervilia castanea Northeast Atlantic and th
Ervilia concentrica concentric ervilia Western Central Atlantic
Ervilia galapagana Southeast Pacific
Ervilia nitens shining ervilia North America. Northeast 1 DL
Ervilia producta Southeast Pacific
Ervilia sandwichensis Southwest Pacific
Ervilia scaliola Western Indian Ocean
Ervilia subcancellata subcancellate ervilia North America.
Iacra japonica Northwest Pacific
Iacra seychellarum Western Indian Ocean
Leptomya adunca Northwest Pacific
Leptomya aucklandica Southwest Pacific
Leptomya cochlearis Indo-West Pacific
Leptomya minuta Northwest Pacific
Leptomya psittacus Western Central Pacific
Leptomya retiaria Southwest Pacific
Leptomya subrostrata Western Indian Ocean 2.39 TL
Lonoa hawaiensis Eastern Central Pacific
Rochefortina sandwichensis Indo-Pacific. 0.294 TL
Scrobicularia cottardi Mediterranean Sea
Scrobicularia plana peppery furrow Western Indian Ocean, Nor 5.4 SHL
Semele australis Indo-Pacific
Semele bellastriata cancellate semele Western Central Atlantic 2.42 DL
Semele borbonica Indo-Pacific. 1.19 TL
Semele brambleyae Southwest Pacific
Semele carnicolor Indo-Pacific. 3.07 TL
Semele casta Indo-West Pacific
Semele cordiformis Western Atlantic.
Semele duplicata Western Central Pacific
Semele jukesii Juke's semele Western Central Pacific
Semele lamellosa Indo-Pacific. 3.6 TL
Semele lenticularis Southwest Pacific
Semele monilis Eastern Central Pacific
Semele obscura Pacific Ocean.
Semele proficua Atlantic semele Western Central Atlantic 3 DL
Semele purpurascens purplish semele Western Central Atlantic 3.4 DL
Semele rubropicta rose-painted semele Northeast Pacific 5 SHL
Semele scabra Indo-West Pacific.
Semele sinensi Western Central Pacific
Semele solida Chilean semele Southeast Pacific
Semele vestalis Western Pacific
Semele zebuense Western Pacific.
Semelina nuculoides nut semele Western Central Atlantic 0.64 DL
Theora fragilis fragile semele Western Pacific.
Theora iridescens Western Pacific.
Theora lata Western Pacific.
Theora lubrica Asian semele Northern Pacific.
Theora mesopotamica Western Indian Ocean
Theora nitida Western Pacific
Thyellisca hargreavesi Northwest Pacific
Thyellisca pulchra Northwest Pacific



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