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Family: Ampithoidae (See list of species below)

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38 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ampithoe cookana
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Ampithoe gammaroides
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Ampithoe helleri
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Ampithoe katae
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Ampithoe kergueleni
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Ampithoe lacertosa
[sea lettuce sea flea]
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Ampithoe laxipodus
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Ampithoe longimana
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Ampithoe marcuzzii
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Ampithoe maxillissius
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Ampithoe pollex
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Ampithoe ramondi
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Ampithoe rubricata
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Ampithoe valida
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Ampithoe zachsi
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Cymadusa compta
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Cymadusa filosa
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Cymadusa grossimana
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Cymadusa mauritiensis
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Cymadusa setosa
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Cymadusa vadosa
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Cymadusa wistari
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Exampithoe cooki
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Exampithoe gracilipes
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Paragrubia edgari
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Peramphithoe femorata
[kelp curler]
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Peramphithoe humeralis
[kelp-dwelling sea flea]
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Peramphithoe lindbergi
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Peramphithoe orientalis
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Peramphithoe plea
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Plumithoe acuticoxa
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Plumithoe lata
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Plumithoe madagascariensis
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Pseudamphithoides incurvaria
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Pseudoamphithoides bacescui
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Sunamphithoe pelagica
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Sunamphithoe plumosa
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Sunamphitoe pelagica
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38 Species of Family Ampithoidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ampithoe cookana Western Pacific
Ampithoe gammaroides Northeast Atlantic
Ampithoe helleri Northeast Atlantic
Ampithoe katae Eastern Indian Ocean
Ampithoe kergueleni Antarctic
Ampithoe lacertosa sea lettuce sea flea Eastern Pacific
Ampithoe laxipodus Western Indian Ocean
Ampithoe longimana Canada and East Pacific.
Ampithoe marcuzzii Western Atlantic
Ampithoe maxillissius Western Central Pacific
Ampithoe pollex Western Atlantic
Ampithoe ramondi Indo-Pacific, Atlantic an
Ampithoe rubricata North Atlantic
Ampithoe valida Western Atlantic
Ampithoe zachsi Northwest Pacific
Cymadusa compta Western Atlantic Ocean
Cymadusa filosa Indo-West Pacific, Wester
Cymadusa grossimana Western Central Pacific
Cymadusa mauritiensis Northwest Pacific
Cymadusa setosa Western Pacific
Cymadusa vadosa Western Central Pacific
Cymadusa wistari Western Central Pacific
Exampithoe cooki Western Central Pacific
Exampithoe gracilipes Western Central Pacific
Paragrubia edgari Western Central Pacific
Peramphithoe femorata kelp curler Southern Ocean.
Peramphithoe humeralis kelp-dwelling sea flea Eastern Pacific
Peramphithoe lindbergi Northeast Pacific
Peramphithoe orientalis Northwest Pacific
Peramphithoe plea Canada
Plumithoe acuticoxa Western Central Pacific
Plumithoe lata Western Central Pacific
Plumithoe madagascariensis Western Indian Ocean
Pseudamphithoides incurvaria Western Central Atlantic
Pseudoamphithoides bacescui Western Atlantic
Sunamphithoe pelagica Northeast Atlantic
Sunamphithoe plumosa Northwest Pacific
Sunamphitoe pelagica Northeast Atlantic



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