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Family: Stenothoidae (See list of species below)

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45 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Antatelson antennatum
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Antatelson rostratum
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Antatelson walkeri
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Hardametopa nasuta
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Mesoproboloides spinosa
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Metopa alderi
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Metopa boecki
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Metopa borealis
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Metopa bruzelii
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Metopa dawsoni
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Metopa glacialis
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Metopa groenlandica
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Metopa norvegica
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Metopa propinqua
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Metopa pusilla
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Metopa robusta
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Metopa samsiluna
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Metopa sinuata
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Metopa spitzbergensis
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Metopella nasuta
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Metopelloides zernovi
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Metopoides heterostylis
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Metopoides sarsi
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Parametopella cypris
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Parametopella ninis
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Parametopella texensis
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Probolisca nasutigenes
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Probolisca ovata
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Prothaumatelson nasutum
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Pseudothaumatelson cyproides
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Stenothoe dollfusi
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Stenothoe gallensis
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Stenothoe georgiana
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Stenothoe kaia
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Stenothoe marina
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Stenothoe menezgweni
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Stenothoe minuta
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Stenothoe monoculoides
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Stenothoe symbiotica
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Stenothoe valida
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Thaumatelson herdmani
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Torometopa antarctica
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Torometopa crenatipalmata
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Torometopa dentimanus
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Torometopa saldanhae
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45 Species of Family Stenothoidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Antatelson antennatum Southern Ocean
Antatelson rostratum Southern Ocean
Antatelson walkeri Antarctic Atlantic
Hardametopa nasuta Northeast Atlantic
Mesoproboloides spinosa Southern Ocean
Metopa alderi Northeast Atlantic
Metopa boecki Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa borealis Northeast Atlantic
Metopa bruzelii Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa dawsoni Northeast Pacific
Metopa glacialis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa groenlandica Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa norvegica Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa propinqua Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa pusilla Northeast Atlantic
Metopa robusta Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa samsiluna Eastern Central Pacific.
Metopa sinuata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopa spitzbergensis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopella nasuta Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopelloides zernovi Arctic and Northwest Atla
Metopoides heterostylis Southern Ocean
Metopoides sarsi Southern Ocean
Parametopella cypris Western Central Atlantic
Parametopella ninis Northeast Pacific
Parametopella texensis Western Atlantic
Probolisca nasutigenes Southern Ocean
Probolisca ovata Southern Ocean
Prothaumatelson nasutum Antarctic Atlantic
Pseudothaumatelson cyproides Southern Ocean
Stenothoe dollfusi Mediterranean
Stenothoe gallensis Circumglobal.
Stenothoe georgiana Western Atlantic.
Stenothoe kaia Western Central Pacific
Stenothoe marina Northeast Atlantic
Stenothoe menezgweni Northeast Atlantic.
Stenothoe minuta Western Central Atlantic
Stenothoe monoculoides Northeast Atlantic
Stenothoe symbiotica Western Central Atlantic
Stenothoe valida Western Atlantic.
Thaumatelson herdmani Southern Ocean
Torometopa antarctica Antarctic Atlantic
Torometopa crenatipalmata Southeast Pacific and Sou
Torometopa dentimanus Southern Ocean
Torometopa saldanhae Northeast Atlantic.



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