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Family: Falcidentidae (See list of species below)

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32 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Falcidens acutargatus
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Falcidens aequabilis
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Falcidens afanasjevi
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Falcidens caudatus
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Falcidens chiastos
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Falcidens crossotus
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Falcidens gutturosus
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Falcidens hartmanae
[tailed glistenworm]
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Falcidens indicus
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Falcidens ingolfensis
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Falcidens limifossorides
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Falcidens liosquameus
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Falcidens lipuros
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Falcidens longus
[slender glistenworm]
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Falcidens loveni
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Falcidens macracanthus
[long-spiculed glistenworm]
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Falcidens macrafrondis
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Falcidens moskalevi
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Falcidens nontargatus
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Falcidens pellucidus
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Falcidens poias
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Falcidens procerus
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Falcidens profundus
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Falcidens sagittiferus
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Falcidens salviniplaweni
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Falcidens sterreri
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Falcidens targatus
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Falcidens targotegulatus
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Falcidens thorensis
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Falcidens vasconiensis
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Falcidens wireni
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Furcillidens incrassatus
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32 Species of Family Falcidentidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Falcidens acutargatus Western Central Atlantic.
Falcidens aequabilis Mediterranean Sea.
Falcidens afanasjevi Northern Atlantic and the
Falcidens caudatus Northwest Atlantic
Falcidens chiastos Eastern Indian Ocean.
Falcidens crossotus Northeast Atlantic.
Falcidens gutturosus Mediterranean Sea.
Falcidens hartmanae tailed glistenworm Eastern Pacific. Tropica
Falcidens indicus Indo-West Pacific.
Falcidens ingolfensis Northwest Atlantic
Falcidens limifossorides Southeast Pacific.
Falcidens liosquameus Western Indian Ocean.
Falcidens lipuros Eastern Indian Ocean.
Falcidens longus slender glistenworm Eastern Pacific. Tropica
Falcidens loveni Western Central Pacific.
Falcidens macracanthus long-spiculed glistenworm Eastern Pacific. Tropica
Falcidens macrafrondis Southwest Pacific.
Falcidens moskalevi Arctic Sea; Northwest Pac
Falcidens nontargatus Southeast Atlantic.
Falcidens pellucidus Northeast Atlantic (Ref.
Falcidens poias East Indian Ocean.
Falcidens procerus Southeast Pacific.
Falcidens profundus Northwest Pacific
Falcidens sagittiferus Northeast Atlantic
Falcidens salviniplaweni Northwest Pacific.
Falcidens sterreri Northeast Atlantic (Ref.
Falcidens targatus Southwest Atlantic
Falcidens targotegulatus Eastern Indian Ocean.
Falcidens thorensis Northeast Atlantic
Falcidens vasconiensis Northwest Atlantic.
Falcidens wireni Western Central Pacific.
Furcillidens incrassatus Eastern Central Pacific



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