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Family: Cyatholaimidae (See list of species below)

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23 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthonchus gracilis
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Choanolaimus psammophilus
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Cyatholaimus gracilis
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Cyatholaimus prinzi
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Longicyatholaimus longicaudatus
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Neotonchus corcundus
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Neotonchus interruptus
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Neotonchus meeki
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Neotonchus vitius
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Paracanthonchus caecus
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Paracanthonchus elongatus
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Paracanthonchus longus
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Paracyatholaimoides labiosetosus
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Paracyatholaimoides multispiralis
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Paracyatholaimus dubiosus
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Paracyatholaimus intermedius
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Paracyatholaimus oistospiculoides
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Paracyatholaimus pentodon
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Paracyatholaimus proximus
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Phyllolaimus tridentatus
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Pomponema tautraense
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Praeacanthonchus kreisi
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Praeacanthonchus punctatus
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23 Species of Family Cyatholaimidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthonchus gracilis Northeast Atlantic
Choanolaimus psammophilus Northeast Atlantic
Cyatholaimus gracilis Northeast Atlantic
Cyatholaimus prinzi Northeast Atlantic
Longicyatholaimus longicaudatus Northeast Atlantic
Neotonchus corcundus Northeast Atlantic
Neotonchus interruptus Northeast Atlantic
Neotonchus meeki Northeast Atlantic
Neotonchus vitius Northeast Atlantic
Paracanthonchus caecus Northeast Atlantic
Paracanthonchus elongatus Northeast Atlantic
Paracanthonchus longus Northeast Atlantic
Paracyatholaimoides labiosetosus Northeast Atlantic
Paracyatholaimoides multispiralis Northeast Atlantic
Paracyatholaimus dubiosus Northeast Atlantic
Paracyatholaimus intermedius Northeast Atlantic
Paracyatholaimus oistospiculoides Northeast Atlantic
Paracyatholaimus pentodon Northeast Atlantic
Paracyatholaimus proximus Northeast Atlantic
Phyllolaimus tridentatus Northeast Atlantic
Pomponema tautraense Northeast Atlantic
Praeacanthonchus kreisi Northeast Atlantic
Praeacanthonchus punctatus Northeast Atlantic



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