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Family: Ancorinidae (See list of species below)

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80 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ancorina alata
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Ancorina fibrosa
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Asteropus ketostea
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Asteropus simplex
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Chelotropella neocaledonica
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Disyringa dissimilis
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Disyringa nodosa
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Ecionemia acervus
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Ecionemia baculifera
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Ecionemia dominicana
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Ecionemia megastylifera
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Ecionemia walkeri
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Holoxea collectrix
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Holoxea valida
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Jaspis biangulata
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Jaspis inconditus
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Jaspis johnstoni
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Jaspis serpentina
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Jaspis splendens
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Jaspis stellifera
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Jaspis stelligera
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Penares cortius
[spotted gray sponge]
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Penares mastoidea
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Penares micraster
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Penares nux
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Penares palmatoclada
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Penares schulzei
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Penares sollasi
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Psammastra oxygigas
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Rhabdastrella distincta
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Rhabdastrella globostellata
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Rhabdastrella sterrastraea
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Stelletta agglutinans
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Stelletta aruensis
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Stelletta aspera
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Stelletta brevidens
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Stelletta brevis
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Stelletta cavernosa
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Stelletta centroradiata
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Stelletta clarella
[thick white prickly sponge]
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Stelletta clavosa
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Stelletta crassispicula
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Stelletta debilis
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Stelletta dorsigera
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Stelletta durissima
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Stelletta grubii
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Stelletta herdmani
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Stelletta hispida
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Stelletta hyperoxea
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Stelletta japonica
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Stelletta kallitetilla
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Stelletta lactea
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Stelletta longicladus
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Stelletta mauritiana
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Stelletta maxima
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Stelletta normani
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Stelletta orientalis
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Stelletta phialimorpha
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Stelletta plagioreducta
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Stelletta porosa
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Stelletta pudica
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Stelletta purpurea
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Stelletta radicifera
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Stelletta simplicissima
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Stelletta solida
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Stelletta sphaeroides
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Stelletta stellifera
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Stelletta stenospiculata
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Stelletta subtilis
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Stelletta tenuispicula
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Stelletta tethytimeata
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Stelletta toxiastra
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Stelletta trichotriaena
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Stelletta vaceleti
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Stelletta validissima
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Stelletta variohamata
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Stryphnus ponderosus
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Tethyopsis dubia
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Tethyopsis patriciae
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Tethyopsis radiata
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80 Species of Family Ancorinidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ancorina alata Southwest Pacific
Ancorina fibrosa Western Central Atlantic.
Asteropus ketostea Southeast Pacific and Wes
Asteropus simplex Indo-Pacific and Caribbea
Chelotropella neocaledonica Western Central Pacific.
Disyringa dissimilis Western Central Pacific
Disyringa nodosa Indo-West Pacific
Ecionemia acervus Indo-West Pacific.
Ecionemia baculifera Indo-West Pacific.
Ecionemia dominicana Caribbean Sea
Ecionemia megastylifera Western Central America.
Ecionemia walkeri Western Central Pacific.
Holoxea collectrix Western Central Pacific
Holoxea valida Western Central Pacific
Jaspis biangulata Western Central Pacific
Jaspis inconditus Western Central Atlantic
Jaspis johnstoni Western Central Pacific
Jaspis serpentina Western Central Pacific
Jaspis splendens Western Central Pacific
Jaspis stellifera Indo-West Pacific.
Jaspis stelligera Indo-West Pacific
Penares cortius spotted gray sponge Northeast Pacific
Penares mastoidea Southwest Atlantic
Penares micraster Western Central Pacific.
Penares nux Western Central Pacific.
Penares palmatoclada Western Central Pacific.
Penares schulzei Indo-West Pacific
Penares sollasi Western Central Pacific
Psammastra oxygigas Western Central Pacific.
Rhabdastrella distincta Western Central Pacific
Rhabdastrella globostellata Indo-West Pacific.
Rhabdastrella sterrastraea Indo-West Pacific
Stelletta agglutinans Western Central Pacific
Stelletta aruensis Western Central Pacific
Stelletta aspera Western Central Pacific
Stelletta brevidens Western Central Pacific
Stelletta brevis Indo-West Pacific
Stelletta cavernosa Indo-West Pacific
Stelletta centroradiata Western Central Pacific.
Stelletta clarella thick white prickly sponge Eastern Pacific and Easte
Stelletta clavosa Indo-West Pacific.
Stelletta crassispicula Southwest Atlantic and We
Stelletta debilis Western Central Pacific
Stelletta dorsigera Northeast Atlantic.
Stelletta durissima Western Central Pacific
Stelletta grubii Eastern Atlantic and the
Stelletta herdmani Indo-West Pacific.
Stelletta hispida Northeast Atlantic
Stelletta hyperoxea Western Central Pacific.
Stelletta japonica Western Central Pacific
Stelletta kallitetilla Western Central Atlantic
Stelletta lactea Northeast Atlantic
Stelletta longicladus Indo-West Pacific
Stelletta mauritiana Indo-West Pacific
Stelletta maxima Western Pacific
Stelletta normani Arctic
Stelletta orientalis Indo-West Pacific.
Stelletta phialimorpha Western Central Pacific.
Stelletta plagioreducta Western Central Pacific
Stelletta porosa Western Central Pacific
Stelletta pudica Caribbean.
Stelletta purpurea Indo-West Pacific.
Stelletta radicifera Western Central Pacific
Stelletta simplicissima Northeast Atlantic and We
Stelletta solida Western Central Atlantic
Stelletta sphaeroides Western Central Pacific
Stelletta stellifera Western Central Pacific
Stelletta stenospiculata Western Central Atlantic.
Stelletta subtilis Western Pacific
Stelletta tenuispicula Western Central Pacific a
Stelletta tethytimeata Western Central Pacific
Stelletta toxiastra Western Central Pacific.
Stelletta trichotriaena Indo-West Pacific.
Stelletta vaceleti Western Central Pacific.
Stelletta validissima Indo-West Pacific
Stelletta variohamata Indo-West Pacific
Stryphnus ponderosus Northeast Atlantic, Arcti
Tethyopsis dubia Western Central Pacific
Tethyopsis patriciae Western Central Pacific.
Tethyopsis radiata Western Pacific



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