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Family: Provannidae (See list of species below)

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21 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Alvinoconcha hessleri
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Desbruyeresia armata
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Desbruyeresia cancellata
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Desbruyeresia costata
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Desbruyeresia marianaensis
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Desbruyeresia marisindica
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Desbruyeresia melanioides
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Desbruyeresia spinosa
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Ifremeria nautilei
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Provanna admetoides
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Provanna buccinoides
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Provanna fenestrata
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Provanna glabra
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Provanna ios
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Provanna laevis
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Provanna muricata
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Provanna nassariaeformis
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Provanna sculpta
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Provanna segonzaci
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Provanna stephanos
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Provanna variabilis
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21 Species of Family Provannidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alvinoconcha hessleri Western Indian Ocean, Wes
Desbruyeresia armata Northwest Pacific
Desbruyeresia cancellata Western Central Pacific.
Desbruyeresia costata Northwest Pacific
Desbruyeresia marianaensis Western Central Pacific.
Desbruyeresia marisindica Western Indian Ocean.
Desbruyeresia melanioides Western Central Pacific.
Desbruyeresia spinosa Western Central Pacific.
Ifremeria nautilei Western Central Pacific.
Provanna admetoides Western Atlantic. 0.79 DL
Provanna buccinoides Western Central Pacific.
Provanna fenestrata Northwest Pacific
Provanna glabra Northwest Pacific
Provanna ios Southwest Pacific.
Provanna laevis Pacific Ocean.
Provanna muricata Pacific Ocean.
Provanna nassariaeformis Western Pacific.
Provanna sculpta Western Atlantic. 0.71 DL
Provanna segonzaci Western Central Pacific.
Provanna stephanos Northwest Pacific
Provanna variabilis Northeast Pacific.



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