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Family: Stiligeridae (See list of species below)

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34 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Alderia modesta
[modest alderia]
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Aplysiopsis brattstroemi
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Aplysiopsis elegans
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Aplysiopsis enteromorphae
[enteromorpha-eating sapsucker]
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Aplysiopsis formosa
[beautiful formosa]
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Aplysiopsis sinusmensalis
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Aplysiopsis zebra
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Calliopaea bellula
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Calliopaea souleyeti
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Ercolania boodleae
[boodlea sapsucker]
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Ercolania coerulea
[blue stiliger]
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Ercolania funerea
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Ercolania fuscata
[dusky stiliger]
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Ercolania lozanoi
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Ercolania margaritae
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Ercolania nigra
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Ercolania viridis
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Hermaea bifida
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Hermaea cruciata
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Hermaea dendritica
[spanish tenor]
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Hermaea hillae
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Hermaea kingstoni
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Hermaea oliviae
[Olivia's sapsucker]
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Hermaea paucicirra
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Hermaea vancouverensis
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Hermaea verticilata
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Hermaeopsis variopicta
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Olea hansineensis
[Hansine seaslug]
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Stiliger aureomarginatus
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Stiliger fuscovittatus
[brown-streak stiliger]
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Stiliger llerae
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Stiliger smaragdinus
[emerald slug]
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Stiliger vanellus
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Stiliger vossi
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34 Species of Family Stiligeridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alderia modesta modest alderia Eastern Pacific, Northern 0.0799999982118607 TL
Aplysiopsis brattstroemi Southeast Pacific
Aplysiopsis elegans Mediterranean Sea.
Aplysiopsis enteromorphae enteromorpha-eating sapsucker Eastern Pacific. 2.5 TL
Aplysiopsis formosa beautiful formosa Atlantic Ocean, Eastern I
Aplysiopsis sinusmensalis Western Indian Ocean
Aplysiopsis zebra Western Atlantic
Calliopaea bellula Northeast Atlantic and th
Calliopaea souleyeti Mediterranean Sea.
Ercolania boodleae boodlea sapsucker Pacific Ocean. 1.39999997615814 TL
Ercolania coerulea blue stiliger Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Ercolania funerea Western Atlantic and the
Ercolania fuscata dusky stiliger Atlantic Ocean. 0.75 DL
Ercolania lozanoi Mediterranean Sea.
Ercolania margaritae Indo-West Pacific
Ercolania nigra Northeast Atlantic
Ercolania viridis Western Atlantic and the 1 DL
Hermaea bifida Atlantic Ocean and the Me 2 TL
Hermaea cruciata Western Atlantic and the
Hermaea dendritica spanish tenor Eastern Pacific and the A 0.0799999982118607 TL
Hermaea hillae Eastern Central Pacific
Hermaea kingstoni Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Hermaea oliviae Olivia's sapsucker Eastern Pacific. 1 TL
Hermaea paucicirra Mediterranean Sea.
Hermaea vancouverensis Eastern Pacific.
Hermaea verticilata Western Atlantic
Hermaeopsis variopicta Mediterranean.
Olea hansineensis Hansine seaslug Eastern Pacific. 1.29999995231628 TL
Stiliger aureomarginatus Indo-West Pacific 0.5 TL
Stiliger fuscovittatus brown-streak stiliger Eastern Pacific and Weste 1.5 TL
Stiliger llerae Mediterranean Sea.
Stiliger smaragdinus emerald slug Indo-Pacific. Tropical a 2 TL
Stiliger vanellus Western Central Atlantic
Stiliger vossi Western Atlantic 0.12 DL



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