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Family: Mycalidae (See list of species below)

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76 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Mycale acerata
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Mycale adhaerens
[Smooth scallop sponge]
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Mycale americana
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Mycale angulosa
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Mycale anomala
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Mycale antiae
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Mycale arctica
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Mycale arenaria
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Mycale arndti
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Mycale aruensis
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Mycale bidentata
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Mycale carmigropila
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Mycale cavernosa
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Mycale cecilia
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Mycale citrina
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Mycale cleistochela
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Mycale contarenii
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Mycale corallina
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Mycale coronata
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Mycale crassissima
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Mycale dendyi
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Mycale denticulata
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Mycale diaphana
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Mycale doellojuradoi
[Doello Jurado's sponge]
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Mycale escarlatei
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Mycale euplectelloides
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Mycale fibrosa
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Mycale furcata
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Mycale gelatinosa
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Mycale grandis
[Orange keyhole sponge]
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Mycale helios
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Mycale immitis
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Mycale incurvata
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Mycale indica
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Mycale intermedia
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Mycale laevis
[Orange icing sponge]
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Mycale laxissima
[Strawberry vase sponge]
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Mycale lingua
[Furrowed horny sponge]
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Mycale lissochela
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Mycale loveni
[Loven's horny sponge]
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Mycale macilenta
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Mycale macrosigma
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Mycale madraspatana
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Mycale magellanica
[Magellanic volcano sponge]
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Mycale magnirhaphidifera
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Mycale mammiformis
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Mycale massa
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Mycale maunakea
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Mycale mauricei
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Mycale micracanthoxea
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Mycale microsigmatosa
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Mycale moluccensis
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Mycale monanchorata
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Mycale murrayi
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Mycale myriasclera
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Mycale mytilorum
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Mycale obscura
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Mycale oceanica
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Mycale orientalis
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Mycale parasitica
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Mycale parishi
[Red-brown branching sponge]
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Mycale paschalis
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Mycale pellucida
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Mycale phillipensis
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Mycale phyllophila
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Mycale plumosa
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Mycale renieroides
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Mycale rhaphidotoxa
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Mycale rotalis
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Mycale sulevoidea
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Mycale tenuisistrongylata
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Mycale tenuispiculata
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Mycale thielei
[Light yellow chicken-liver sponge]
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Mycale titubans
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Mycale tylotornota
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Phlyctaenopora bocagei
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76 Species of Family Mycalidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Mycale acerata Southeast Pacific, Southw
Mycale adhaerens Smooth scallop sponge Northeast Pacific and Nor 1 H
Mycale americana Western Central Atlantic
Mycale angulosa Western Central Atlantic.
Mycale anomala Eastern Central Pacific
Mycale antiae Northeast Atlantic
Mycale arctica Arctic
Mycale arenaria Western Central Atlantic
Mycale arndti Western Central Atlantic
Mycale aruensis Western Central Pacific
Mycale bidentata Western Central Pacific
Mycale carmigropila Western Central Atlantic 0.300000011920929 OT
Mycale cavernosa Western Central Pacific
Mycale cecilia Indo-Pacific and Caribbea
Mycale citrina Western Central Atlantic 0.600000023841858 OT
Mycale cleistochela Western Central Pacific
Mycale contarenii Northeast Atlantic and Ce
Mycale corallina Western Central Pacific
Mycale coronata Indo-West Pacific.
Mycale crassissima Indo-West Pacific.
Mycale dendyi Western Central Pacific
Mycale denticulata Antarctic Ocean.
Mycale diaphana Western Central Atlantic
Mycale doellojuradoi Doello Jurado's sponge Southwest Atlantic and So
Mycale escarlatei Western Central Atlantic
Mycale euplectelloides Western Central Pacific
Mycale fibrosa Southern Oceans
Mycale furcata Western Central Pacific
Mycale gelatinosa Western Central Pacific
Mycale grandis Orange keyhole sponge Central Pacific
Mycale helios Arctic and Northern Pacif
Mycale immitis Western Central Atlantic.
Mycale incurvata Western Central Pacific.
Mycale indica Indo-West Pacific.
Mycale intermedia Arctic
Mycale laevis Orange icing sponge Western Central Atlantic 10 BRW
Mycale laxissima Strawberry vase sponge Western Central Atlantic 50 H
Mycale lingua Furrowed horny sponge Northern Atlantic and the
Mycale lissochela Western Central Pacific
Mycale loveni Loven's horny sponge Northern Pacific and the
Mycale macilenta Northeast Atlantic
Mycale macrosigma Western Central Pacific
Mycale madraspatana Western Central Pacific
Mycale magellanica Magellanic volcano sponge Southwest Atlantic, South
Mycale magnirhaphidifera Western Central Atlantic. 0.5 OT
Mycale mammiformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Mycale massa Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Mycale maunakea Eastern Central Pacific
Mycale mauricei Antarctic Atlantic
Mycale micracanthoxea Northeast Atlantic
Mycale microsigmatosa Western Central Atlantic. 5 OT
Mycale moluccensis Western Central Pacific
Mycale monanchorata Western Central Pacific
Mycale murrayi Western Central Pacific
Mycale myriasclera Western Central Pacific.
Mycale mytilorum Western Indian Ocean
Mycale obscura Western Central Pacific
Mycale oceanica Indo-West Pacific.
Mycale orientalis Western Central Pacific
Mycale parasitica Eastern Indian Ocean
Mycale parishi Red-brown branching sponge Indo-Pacific.
Mycale paschalis Southeast Pacific
Mycale pellucida Western Central Pacific
Mycale phillipensis Western Pacific
Mycale phyllophila Western Pacific
Mycale plumosa Indo-West Pacific.
Mycale renieroides Western Central Atlantic
Mycale rhaphidotoxa Western Central Pacific
Mycale rotalis Northeast Atlantic
Mycale sulevoidea Indo-West Pacific.
Mycale tenuisistrongylata Western Central Pacific
Mycale tenuispiculata Western Central Pacific
Mycale thielei Light yellow chicken-liver sponge Southeast Pacific
Mycale titubans Atlantic Ocean.
Mycale tylotornota Antarctic Atlantic
Phlyctaenopora bocagei Western Central Pacific.



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