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Family: Amphiporidae (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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Amphiporella baltica
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Amphiporus angulatus
[Chevron amphiporus]
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Amphiporus antifuscus
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Amphiporus bimaculatus
[chevron ribbon worm]
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Amphiporus bioculatus
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Amphiporus caecus
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Amphiporus californicus
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Amphiporus cervicalis
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Amphiporus exilis
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Amphiporus formidabilis
[white ribbon worm]
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Amphiporus frontalis
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Amphiporus griseus
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Amphiporus groenlandicus
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Amphiporus hastatus
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Amphiporus heterosorus
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Amphiporus imparispinosus
[pink-fronted ribbon worm]
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Amphiporus lactifloreus
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Amphiporus leuciodus
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Amphiporus moseleyi
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Amphiporus musculus
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Amphiporus nebulosus
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Amphiporus ochraceus
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Amphiporus parvus
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Amphiporus pulcher
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Amphiporus punctatulus
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Amphiporus regius
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Amphiporus rubellus
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Communoporus hagmeieri
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Proneurotes baltica
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Zygonemertes albida
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Zygonemertes glandulosa
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Zygonemertes thalassina
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Zygonemertes virescens
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Zygonemertes wadjemupensis
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34 Species of Family Amphiporidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amphiporella baltica Northeast Atlantic
Amphiporus angulatus Chevron amphiporus Eastern Pacific, Northern
Amphiporus antifuscus Northern Pacific
Amphiporus bimaculatus chevron ribbon worm Pacific Ocean and the Arc 15 TL
Amphiporus bioculatus Northeast Atlantic
Amphiporus caecus Canada.
Amphiporus californicus East Central Pacific
Amphiporus cervicalis Northern Pacific
Amphiporus exilis Northeast Pacific.
Amphiporus formidabilis white ribbon worm Northeast Pacific
Amphiporus frontalis Canada.
Amphiporus griseus Canada.
Amphiporus groenlandicus Canada.
Amphiporus hastatus Northwest Atlantic
Amphiporus heterosorus Canada.
Amphiporus imparispinosus pink-fronted ribbon worm Pacific Ocean and the Arc
Amphiporus lactifloreus Northern hemisphere.
Amphiporus leuciodus Northeast Pacific 7.5 TL
Amphiporus moseleyi Antarctic Indian Ocean
Amphiporus musculus Northwest Pacific
Amphiporus nebulosus Northeast Pacific
Amphiporus ochraceus Canada.
Amphiporus parvus Northwest Pacific
Amphiporus pulcher Northeast Atlantic
Amphiporus punctatulus Northern Pacific
Amphiporus regius Northwest Pacific
Amphiporus rubellus East Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Communoporus hagmeieri Northeast Atlantic
Proneurotes baltica Northeast Atlantic
Zygonemertes albida Northeast Pacific 2.5 TL
Zygonemertes glandulosa Northwest Pacific
Zygonemertes thalassina Northeast Pacific
Zygonemertes virescens Western Central Atlantic.
Zygonemertes wadjemupensis Eastern Indian Ocean



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