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Family: Dynomenidae (See list of species below)

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19 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Dynomene guamensis
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Dynomene hispida
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Dynomene kroppi
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Dynomene pilumnoides
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Dynomene praedator
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Hirsutodynomene spinosa
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Metadynomene devaneyi
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Metadynomene tanensis
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Metadynomene tuamotu
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Paradynomene demon
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Paradynomene diablo
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Paradynomene diablos
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Paradynomene quasimodo
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Paradynomene rotunda
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Paradynomene tuberculata
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Sphaerodromia ducoussoi
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Sphaerodromia kendalli
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Sphaerodromia lamellata
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Sphaerodromia nux
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19 Species of Family Dynomenidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Dynomene guamensis Western Central Pacific
Dynomene hispida Indo-Pacific
Dynomene kroppi Western Central Pacific 1.19 CW
Dynomene pilumnoides Indo-Pacific.
Dynomene praedator Indo-Pacific. 1.35 CW
Hirsutodynomene spinosa Indo-Pacific 3.23 CW
Metadynomene devaneyi Pacific Ocean
Metadynomene tanensis Pacific Ocean
Metadynomene tuamotu Eastern Central Pacific
Paradynomene demon Western Central Pacific
Paradynomene diablo Western Central Pacific
Paradynomene diablos Western Central Pacific.
Paradynomene quasimodo Western Central Pacific
Paradynomene rotunda Western Central Pacific.
Paradynomene tuberculata Indo-West Pacific. 2.2 CW
Sphaerodromia ducoussoi Eastern Central Pacific
Sphaerodromia kendalli Western Central Pacific.
Sphaerodromia lamellata Western Central Pacific.
Sphaerodromia nux Indo-West Pacific. 6.7 CW



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