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Family: Halichondriidae (See list of species below)

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63 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amorphinopsis atlantica
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Amorphinopsis excavans
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Amorphinopsis fenestrata
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Amorphinopsis foetida
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Amorphinopsis oculata
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Amorphinopsis sacciformis
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Amorphinopsis subacerata
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Axinyssa aculeata
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Axinyssa ambrosia
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Axinyssa aplysinoides
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Axinyssa aurantiaca
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Axinyssa mertoni
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Axinyssa radiata
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Axinyssa valida
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Axinyssa variabilis
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Ciocalypta colorata
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Ciocalypta digitata
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Ciocalypta melichlora
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Ciocalypta penicillus
[Brush horny sponge]
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Ciocalypta rutila
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Ciocalypta tyleri
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Epipolasis suluensis
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Halichondria armata
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Halichondria bergquistae
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Halichondria bowerbanki
[Bowerbanks halichondria]
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Halichondria cartilaginea
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Halichondria coerulea
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Halichondria colossea
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Halichondria corrugata
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Halichondria lambei
[Conic horny sponge]
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Halichondria lutea
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Halichondria magniconulosa
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Halichondria melanadocia
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Halichondria oblonga
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Halichondria panicea
[Bread-crumb sponge]
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Halichondria poa
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Halichondria sitiens
[Green-tinged sponge]
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Halichondria solidior
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Halichondria turritella
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Hymeniacidon agminata
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Hymeniacidon assimilis
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Hymeniacidon caerulea
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Hymeniacidon chloris
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Hymeniacidon fernandezi
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Hymeniacidon heliophila
[Diurnal horny sponge]
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Hymeniacidon kerguelensis
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Hymeniacidon perlevis
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Hymeniacidon rubiginosa
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Hymeniacidon sinapium
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Johannesia reticulosa
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Pellina carbonaria
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Pellina sitiens
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Spongosorites porites
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Topsentia bubaroides
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Topsentia disparilis
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Topsentia distincta
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Topsentia dura
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Topsentia halichondrioides
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Topsentia indica
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Topsentia myxa
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Topsentia ophiraphidites
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Topsentia profunditatis
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Topsentia salomonensis
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63 Species of Family Halichondriidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amorphinopsis atlantica Western Atlantic and Sout
Amorphinopsis excavans Indo-West Pacific.
Amorphinopsis fenestrata Indo-West Pacific
Amorphinopsis foetida Indo-West Pacific
Amorphinopsis oculata Western Central Pacific
Amorphinopsis sacciformis Western Central Pacific
Amorphinopsis subacerata Western Central Pacific
Axinyssa aculeata Central Pacific.
Axinyssa ambrosia Western Central Atlantic.
Axinyssa aplysinoides Indo-West Pacific.
Axinyssa aurantiaca Northeast Atlantic
Axinyssa mertoni Western Central Pacific
Axinyssa radiata Western Central Pacific.
Axinyssa valida Western Central Pacific
Axinyssa variabilis Western Pacific
Ciocalypta colorata Western Indian Ocean
Ciocalypta digitata Western Central Pacific
Ciocalypta melichlora Indo-West Pacific.
Ciocalypta penicillus Brush horny sponge Eastern Central Pacific a
Ciocalypta rutila Indo-West Pacific.
Ciocalypta tyleri Western Central Pacific
Epipolasis suluensis Western Central Pacific
Halichondria armata South China Sea.
Halichondria bergquistae Western Central Pacific
Halichondria bowerbanki Bowerbanks halichondria Arctic, Pacific Ocean and
Halichondria cartilaginea Western Pacific
Halichondria coerulea Eastern Central Pacific
Halichondria colossea Northeast Atlantic and No
Halichondria corrugata Western Central Atlantic
Halichondria lambei Conic horny sponge Northern Atlantic and the
Halichondria lutea Western Central Atlantic. 2 H
Halichondria magniconulosa Western Central Atlantic.
Halichondria melanadocia Eastern Central Pacific a
Halichondria oblonga Arctic
Halichondria panicea Bread-crumb sponge Northern Pacific, Norther 60 WD
Halichondria poa Western Central Atlantic
Halichondria sitiens Green-tinged sponge Arctic, Northeast Pacific
Halichondria solidior Western Central Atlantic
Halichondria turritella Western Central Atlantic
Hymeniacidon agminata Western Central Pacific a
Hymeniacidon assimilis Arctic
Hymeniacidon caerulea Western Central Atlantic
Hymeniacidon chloris Eastern Central Pacific
Hymeniacidon fernandezi Southeast Pacific and Ant
Hymeniacidon heliophila Diurnal horny sponge Western Central Atlantic
Hymeniacidon kerguelensis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Hymeniacidon perlevis Arctic and Northeast Atla
Hymeniacidon rubiginosa Antarctic Indian Ocean
Hymeniacidon sinapium Eastern Pacific
Johannesia reticulosa Southeast Pacific
Pellina carbonaria Western Central Pacific a
Pellina sitiens Arctic, Eastern Central P
Spongosorites porites Western Central Pacific.
Topsentia bubaroides Western Central Pacific.
Topsentia disparilis Arctic
Topsentia distincta Eastern Central Pacific
Topsentia dura Central Pacific
Topsentia halichondrioides Indo-West Pacific.
Topsentia indica Western Central Pacific
Topsentia myxa Eastern Central Pacific
Topsentia ophiraphidites Western Central Atlantic
Topsentia profunditatis Western Central Atlantic
Topsentia salomonensis Western Central Pacific



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