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Family: Grantiidae (See list of species below)

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68 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aphroceras alcicornis
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Aphroceras ensata
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Grantia aculeata
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Grantia capillosa
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Grantia compressa
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Grantia nipponica
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Grantia tenuis
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Grantia uchidai
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Hypograntia infrequens
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Leucandra amakusana
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Leucandra amorpha
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Leucandra ananas
[pineapple calcareous sponge]
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Leucandra anguinea
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Leucandra aspera
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Leucandra balearica
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Leucandra barbata
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Leucandra bolivari
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Leucandra caminus
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Leucandra capillata
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Leucandra claviformis
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Leucandra conica
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Leucandra consolida
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Leucandra crosslandi
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Leucandra donnani
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Leucandra falcigera
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Leucandra fistulosa
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Leucandra foliata
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Leucandra fragilis
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Leucandra glabra
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Leucandra gladiator
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Leucandra globosa
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Leucandra goliath
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Leucandra gossei
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Leucandra heathi
[bristly case sponge]
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Leucandra levis
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Leucandra loricata
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Leucandra meandrina
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Leucandra mozambiquensis
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Leucandra multiformis
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Leucandra nausicaae
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Leucandra okinoseana
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Leucandra onigaseana
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Leucandra ovata
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Leucandra pacifica
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Leucandra palaoensis
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Leucandra paucispina
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Leucandra pilula
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Leucandra poculiformis
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Leucandra pyriformis
[flame-silhouetted calcareous sponge]
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Leucandra regina
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Leucandra rigida
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Leucandra secutor
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Leucandra splendens
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Leucandra taylori
[Taylor's calcareous sponge]
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Leucandra telum
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Leucandra tropica
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Leucandra tuba
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Leucandra verdensis
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Leucandra vesicularis
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Leucandra wasinensis
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Leucandra yuriagensis
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Leucandrilla intermedia
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Sycaltis perforata
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Sycodorus hystrix
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Sycyssa huxleyi
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Ute capillosa
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Ute glabra
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Ute insulagemmae
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68 Species of Family Grantiidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aphroceras alcicornis South China Sea.
Aphroceras ensata Indo-Pacific, Eastern Atl
Grantia aculeata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Grantia capillosa Northeast Atlantic and th
Grantia compressa Northeast Atlantic and No 15 OT
Grantia nipponica Northwest Pacific
Grantia tenuis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Grantia uchidai Northwest Pacific
Hypograntia infrequens Indo-West Pacific
Leucandra amakusana Northwest Pacific
Leucandra amorpha Western Central Atlantic
Leucandra ananas pineapple calcareous sponge Northern Atlantic and the
Leucandra anguinea Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra aspera Western Central Atlantic
Leucandra balearica Northwest Atlantic and th
Leucandra barbata Cosmopolitan.
Leucandra bolivari Mediterranean
Leucandra caminus Northeast Atlantic and W
Leucandra capillata Western Central Pacific
Leucandra claviformis Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra conica Southwest Pacific
Leucandra consolida Northwest Pacific
Leucandra crosslandi Eastern Central Atlantic
Leucandra donnani Indian Ocean.
Leucandra falcigera Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra fistulosa Northeast Atlantic
Leucandra foliata Northwest Pacific
Leucandra fragilis Northwest Pacific
Leucandra glabra Northwest Pacific
Leucandra gladiator Eastern Indian Ocean
Leucandra globosa Northwest Pacific
Leucandra goliath Western Central Pacific
Leucandra gossei Northeast Atlantic
Leucandra heathi bristly case sponge Eastern Pacific and the A 10 H
Leucandra levis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Leucandra loricata Western Pacific
Leucandra meandrina Indo-West Pacific
Leucandra mozambiquensis Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra multiformis Western Central Pacific a
Leucandra nausicaae Western Indian Ocean and
Leucandra okinoseana Northeast Pacific
Leucandra onigaseana Northwest Pacific
Leucandra ovata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Leucandra pacifica Northwest Pacific
Leucandra palaoensis Central Pacific
Leucandra paucispina Northwest Pacific
Leucandra pilula Western Indian Ocean
Leucandra poculiformis Northern Pacific
Leucandra pyriformis flame-silhouetted calcareous sponge Northern Pacific
Leucandra regina Southwest Pacific
Leucandra rigida Northeast Pacific
Leucandra secutor Southwest Pacific
Leucandra splendens Northwest Pacific
Leucandra taylori Taylor's calcareous sponge Eastern Pacific
Leucandra telum Mediterranean.
Leucandra tropica Eastern Central Pacific
Leucandra tuba Northwest Pacific
Leucandra verdensis Eastern Central Atlantic
Leucandra vesicularis Southwest Pacific
Leucandra wasinensis Indian Ocean
Leucandra yuriagensis Northwest Pacific
Leucandrilla intermedia Western Indian Ocean
Sycaltis perforata Western Central Atlantic
Sycodorus hystrix Western Indian Ocean and
Sycyssa huxleyi Mediterranean.
Ute capillosa Antarctic and the Mediter
Ute glabra Northeast Atlantic and th
Ute insulagemmae Western Indian Ocean



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