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Family: Rhynchothoracidae (See list of species below)

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17 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Rhynchothorax alcicornis
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Rhynchothorax architectus
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Rhynchothorax arenicolus
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Rhynchothorax articulatus
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Rhynchothorax australis
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Rhynchothorax barnardi
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Rhynchothorax crenatus
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Rhynchothorax malaccensis
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Rhynchothorax mediterraneus
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Rhynchothorax monnioti
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Rhynchothorax oblongus
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Rhynchothorax orientalis
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Rhynchothorax percivali
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Rhynchothorax philopsammum
[sea spider]
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Rhynchothorax tiahurensis
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Rhynchothorax unicornis
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Rhynchothorax voxorinus
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17 Species of Family Rhynchothoracidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Rhynchothorax alcicornis Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Rhynchothorax architectus Western Central Atlantic
Rhynchothorax arenicolus Western Central Atlantic
Rhynchothorax articulatus Southwest Pacific
Rhynchothorax australis Antarctic Atlantic, South
Rhynchothorax barnardi Southeast Pacific
Rhynchothorax crenatus Western Central Atlantic
Rhynchothorax malaccensis Indo-West Pacific
Rhynchothorax mediterraneus Northwest Atlantic, East
Rhynchothorax monnioti Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Rhynchothorax oblongus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Rhynchothorax orientalis Western Central Pacific 0.28 LS
Rhynchothorax percivali Southwest Pacific
Rhynchothorax philopsammum sea spider Mediterranean, Northeast 1.2 BL
Rhynchothorax tiahurensis Eastern Central Pacific
Rhynchothorax unicornis Eastern Atlantic
Rhynchothorax voxorinus Mediterranean



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