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Non-fish Identification: Find Species

Family: Limacinidae (See list of species below)

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10 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Agadina stimpsoni
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Limacina antarctica
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Limacina bulimoides
[bulimoid pteropod]
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Limacina helicina
[helicid pteropod]
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Limacina helicoides
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Limacina inflata
[planorbid pteropod]
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Limacina lesueurii
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Limacina retroversa
[retrovert pteropod]
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Limacina trochiformis
[trochiform pteropod]
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Thielea helicoides
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10 Species of Family Limacinidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Agadina stimpsoni Northwest Pacific
Limacina antarctica Antarctic Indian Ocean
Limacina bulimoides bulimoid pteropod Indo-West Pacific, Wester
Limacina helicina helicid pteropod Cosmopolitan. Tropical t 1.3 SHD
Limacina helicoides Southwest Pacific 0.32 DL
Limacina inflata planorbid pteropod Indo-West Pacific, Atlant
Limacina lesueurii Eastern Indian Ocean, Atl
Limacina retroversa retrovert pteropod Southeast Pacific, Easter 0.3 DL
Limacina trochiformis trochiform pteropod Indo-West Pacific , Weste
Thielea helicoides Southeast Pacific



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