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Family: Delesseriaceae (See list of species below)

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56 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acrosorium ciliolatum
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Acrosorium decumbens
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Acrosorium papenfussii
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Agarum clathratum
[sea colander]
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Agarum fimbriatum
[fringed sea colander kelp]
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Apoglossum ruscifolium
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Apoglossum spathulatum
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Austrofolium equatorianum
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Austrofolium howellii
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Branchioglossum bipinnatifidum
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Branchioglossum woodii
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Caloglossa leprieurii
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Cladodonta lyallii
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Claudea multifida
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Cryptopleura farlowiana
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Cryptopleura lobulifera
[hidden-ribbed red seaweed]
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Cryptopleura ramosa
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Cryptopleura ruprechtiana
[ruffled red seaweed]
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Delesseria crozetii
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Delesseria decipiens
[winged rib]
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Delesseria lancifolia
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Delesseria sanguinea
[sea beech]
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Drachiella liaoii
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Gonimophyllum skottsbergii
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Hymenena decumbens
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Hypoglossum attenuatum
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Hypoglossum barbatum
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Hypoglossum heterocystideum
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Hypoglossum hypoglossoides
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Hypoglossum minimum
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Hypoglossum parvulum
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Martensia elegans
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Martensia fragilis
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Membranoptera alata
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Membranoptera platyphylla
[feather-veined red seaweed]
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Myriogramme kerguelensis
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Myriogramme kylinii
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Myriogramme livida
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Myriogramme multilobata
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Myriogramme okhaensis
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Nitophyllum divaricatum
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Nitophyllum punctatum
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Phycodrina elegans
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Phycodrys isabellae
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Phycodrys profunda
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Platyclinia fuscorubra
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Polycoryne compacta
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Polyneura latissima
[network red seaweed]
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Pseudolaingia hancockii
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Schizoseris dichotoma
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Schizoseris laciniata var. laciniata
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Taenioma nanum
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Taenioma perpusillum
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Vanvoorstia bennettiana
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Vanvoorstia spectabilis
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Zellera tawallina
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56 Species of Family Delesseriaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acrosorium ciliolatum Southwest Pacific
Acrosorium decumbens Southwest Pacific
Acrosorium papenfussii Southeast Pacific
Agarum clathratum sea colander North West Atlantic and N
Agarum fimbriatum fringed sea colander kelp Northeast Pacific
Apoglossum ruscifolium Northeast Atlantic
Apoglossum spathulatum Western Indian Ocean
Austrofolium equatorianum Southeast Pacific
Austrofolium howellii Southeast Pacific
Branchioglossum bipinnatifidum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Branchioglossum woodii Eastern Pacific
Caloglossa leprieurii Western Central Atlantic
Cladodonta lyallii Southern Oceans 50 TL
Claudea multifida Indo-Pacific 3 TL
Cryptopleura farlowiana Eastern Pacific
Cryptopleura lobulifera hidden-ribbed red seaweed Eastern Pacific
Cryptopleura ramosa Northeast Atlantic
Cryptopleura ruprechtiana ruffled red seaweed Eastern Pacific
Delesseria crozetii Antarctic Indian Ocean
Delesseria decipiens winged rib Eastern Pacific
Delesseria lancifolia Antarctic Indian Ocean an
Delesseria sanguinea sea beech Northeast Atlantic
Drachiella liaoii Western Pacific
Gonimophyllum skottsbergii Eastern Pacific
Hymenena decumbens Southeast Pacific
Hypoglossum attenuatum Western Central Pacific
Hypoglossum barbatum Western Central Pacific
Hypoglossum heterocystideum Western Central Atlantic
Hypoglossum hypoglossoides Western Central Atlantic
Hypoglossum minimum Indian Ocean 1.2 TL
Hypoglossum parvulum Southeast Pacific
Martensia elegans Indo-West Pacific.
Martensia fragilis Indo-Pacific and Atlantic
Membranoptera alata Northeast Atlantic
Membranoptera platyphylla feather-veined red seaweed Eastern Pacific
Myriogramme kerguelensis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Myriogramme kylinii Southeast Pacific
Myriogramme livida Antarctic Indian Ocean
Myriogramme multilobata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Myriogramme okhaensis Western Indian Ocean
Nitophyllum divaricatum Southeast Pacific
Nitophyllum punctatum Northeast Atlantic
Phycodrina elegans Southeast Pacific
Phycodrys isabellae Eastern Pacific
Phycodrys profunda Pacific Ocean.
Platyclinia fuscorubra Antarctic Indian Ocean
Polycoryne compacta Antarctic Indian Ocean
Polyneura latissima network red seaweed Eastern Pacific
Pseudolaingia hancockii Southeast Pacific
Schizoseris dichotoma Antarctic Indian Ocean
Schizoseris laciniata var. laciniata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Taenioma nanum Indo-West Pacific
Taenioma perpusillum Southeast Pacific
Vanvoorstia bennettiana Southwest Pacific
Vanvoorstia spectabilis Western Central Pacific
Zellera tawallina Western Central Pacific



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