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Family: Heteroxyidae (See list of species below)

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16 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Didiscus aceratus
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Didiscus anisodiscus
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Didiscus oxeata
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Halicnemia papillosa
[mango seed sponge]
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Halicnemia wagini
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Higginsia anfractuosa
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Higginsia coralloides
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Higginsia durissima
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Higginsia massalis
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Higginsia mixta
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Higginsia petrosioides
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Higginsia strigilata
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Higginsia tanekea
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Myrmekioderma granulatum
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Myrmekioderma gyroderma
[convoluted orange sponge]
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Myrmekioderma rea
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16 Species of Family Heteroxyidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Didiscus aceratus Western Central Pacific
Didiscus anisodiscus Western Central Pacific
Didiscus oxeata Western Central Atlantic
Halicnemia papillosa mango seed sponge Southwest Atlantic and So
Halicnemia wagini Northeast Atlantic
Higginsia anfractuosa Western Central Pacific
Higginsia coralloides Western Central Atlantic
Higginsia durissima Indo-West Pacific.
Higginsia massalis Indo-West Pacific.
Higginsia mixta Western Central Pacific
Higginsia petrosioides Indo-West Pacific
Higginsia strigilata Atlantic Ocean and Wester
Higginsia tanekea Western Central Pacific
Myrmekioderma granulatum Indo-West Pacific.
Myrmekioderma gyroderma convoluted orange sponge Western Central Atlantic
Myrmekioderma rea Western Central Atlantic



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