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Family: Caprellidae (See list of species below)

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49 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aeginella spinosa
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Aeginina longicornis
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Aeginoides gaussi
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Caprella acanthifera
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Caprella aequlibra
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Caprella alaskana
[Alaskan skeleton shrimp]
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Caprella andreae
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Caprella bathytatos
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Caprella ciliata
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Caprella danilevskii
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Caprella dubia
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Caprella equilibra
[skeleton shrimp]
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Caprella ferrea
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Caprella gracilior
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Caprella irregularis
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Caprella laeviuscula
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Caprella linearis
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Caprella manneringi
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Caprella mendax
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Caprella mutica
[Japanese skeleton shrimp]
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Caprella penantis
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Caprella pustulata
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Caprella rinki
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Caprella scaura
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Caprella septentrionalis
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Caprella striata
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Caprellaporema subantarctica
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Caprellina longicollis
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Caprellinoides mayeri
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Caprellinoides tristanensis
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Dodecas elongata
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Dodecasella georgiana
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Metacaprella anomala
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Metacaprella horrida
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Metacaprella kennerlyi
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Metaproto novaehollandiae
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Monoliropus concavimanus
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Monoliropus kazemii
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Paedaridium miserum
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Paradeutella laevis
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Paradeutella spinosa
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Protellina arctica
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Protellopsis kergueleni
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Protoplesius enigma
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Pseudocaprellina pambanensis
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Pseudoprotomima hedgpethi
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Quadrisegmentum triangulum
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Semidodecas beuroisi
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Symmetrella arnaudi
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49 Species of Family Caprellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aeginella spinosa Arctic and Northwest Atla
Aeginina longicornis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Aeginoides gaussi Southern Ocean
Caprella acanthifera Northeast Atlantic
Caprella aequlibra Northwest Pacific
Caprella alaskana Alaskan skeleton shrimp Eastern Pacific
Caprella andreae Atlantic Ocean
Caprella bathytatos Northeast Pacific.
Caprella ciliata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Caprella danilevskii Atlantic Ocean
Caprella dubia Arctic and Northwest Atla
Caprella equilibra skeleton shrimp Pacific Ocean, Western Ce
Caprella ferrea Northeast Pacific
Caprella gracilior Northeast Pacific
Caprella irregularis Northeast Pacific
Caprella laeviuscula Northeast Pacific
Caprella linearis Northeast Atlantic and th
Caprella manneringi Southwest Pacific
Caprella mendax Northeast Pacific
Caprella mutica Japanese skeleton shrimp Asia outside Western Pale
Caprella penantis Widespread.
Caprella pustulata Northeast Pacific
Caprella rinki Arctic and Northwest Atla
Caprella scaura Western Pacific and South
Caprella septentrionalis Arctic and Northern Atlan
Caprella striata Northeast Pacific
Caprellaporema subantarctica Southwest Pacific
Caprellina longicollis Southwest Pacific
Caprellinoides mayeri Southern Ocean
Caprellinoides tristanensis Southern Oceans
Dodecas elongata Southern Oceans
Dodecasella georgiana Southern Oceans
Metacaprella anomala Northeast Pacific
Metacaprella horrida Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metacaprella kennerlyi Northeast Pacific
Metaproto novaehollandiae Indo-West Pacific
Monoliropus concavimanus Northwest Pacific
Monoliropus kazemii Western Indian Ocean
Paedaridium miserum Western Central Pacific
Paradeutella laevis Western Central Pacific
Paradeutella spinosa Western Central Pacific
Protellina arctica Arctic
Protellopsis kergueleni Southern Ocean
Protoplesius enigma Western Central Pacific
Pseudocaprellina pambanensis Indo-West Pacific.
Pseudoprotomima hedgpethi Antarctic Atlantic
Quadrisegmentum triangulum Eastern Indian Ocean
Semidodecas beuroisi Western Indian Ocean
Symmetrella arnaudi Western Indian Ocean



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