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Family: Peltospiridae (See list of species below)

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15 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ctenopelta proifera
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Depressigyra globulus
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Echinopelta fistulosa
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Hirtopelta hirta
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Hirtopelta tufari
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Lirapex granularis
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Lirapex humata
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Nodopelta heminoda
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Nodopelta rigneae
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Nodopelta subnoda
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Peltospira delicata
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Peltospira lamellifera
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Peltospira operculata
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Peltospira smaragdina
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Rhynchopelta concentrica
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15 Species of Family Peltospiridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ctenopelta proifera Eastern Central Pacific.
Depressigyra globulus Northeast Pacific.
Echinopelta fistulosa Pacific Ocean.
Hirtopelta hirta Pacific Ocean.
Hirtopelta tufari Southwest Pacific.
Lirapex granularis Eastern Central Pacific.
Lirapex humata Eastern Central Pacific.
Nodopelta heminoda Eastern Central Pacific.
Nodopelta rigneae Eastern Central Pacific.
Nodopelta subnoda Eastern Central Pacific.
Peltospira delicata Eastern Central Pacific.
Peltospira lamellifera Eastern Central Pacific.
Peltospira operculata Pacific Ocean.
Peltospira smaragdina Northeast Atlantic. 1.2 DL
Rhynchopelta concentrica Pacific Ocean.



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