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Family: Cephalodasyidae (See list of species below)

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25 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Cephalodasys cambriensis
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Cephalodasys caudatus
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Cephalodasys hadrosomus
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Cephalodasys littoralis
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Cephalodasys maximus
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Cephalodasys miniceraus
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Cephalodasys pacificus
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Cephalodasys palavensis
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Cephalodasys swedmarki
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Cephalodasys turbanelloides
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Dolichodasys carolinensis
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Dolichodasys delicatus
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Dolichodasys elongatus
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Megadasys minor
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Megadasys sterreri
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Mesodasys adenotubulatus
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Mesodasys britanicus
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Mesodasys ischiensis
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Mesodasys laticaudatus
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Mesodasys littoralis
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Mesodasys rupperti
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Paradasys bilobocaudus
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Paradasys hexadactylus
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Paradasys nipponensis
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Paradasys subterraneus
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25 Species of Family Cephalodasyidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cephalodasys cambriensis Northeast Atlantic
Cephalodasys caudatus Indo-West Pacific.
Cephalodasys hadrosomus Mediterranean Sea 0.05 TL
Cephalodasys littoralis Northeast Atlantic and th
Cephalodasys maximus Northeast Atlantic.
Cephalodasys miniceraus Western Central Atlantic
Cephalodasys pacificus Southeast Pacific
Cephalodasys palavensis Mediterranean Sea
Cephalodasys swedmarki Northeast Atlantic and th
Cephalodasys turbanelloides Northeast Atlantic, India
Dolichodasys carolinensis Northeast Atlantic
Dolichodasys delicatus Western Atlantic Ocean an
Dolichodasys elongatus Atlantic Ocean and the Me 0.27 BASL
Megadasys minor Mediterranean Sea
Megadasys sterreri Northeast Atlantic and th
Mesodasys adenotubulatus Mediterranean Sea. 0.098 TL
Mesodasys britanicus Northeast Atlantic.
Mesodasys ischiensis Mediterranean Sea 0.18 TL
Mesodasys laticaudatus Atlantic Ocean and the Me 0.162 TL
Mesodasys littoralis Northeast Atlantic and th
Mesodasys rupperti Western Central Atlantic
Paradasys bilobocaudus Northeast Atlantic
Paradasys hexadactylus Northeast Atlantic
Paradasys nipponensis Northwest Pacific
Paradasys subterraneus Northeast Atlantic and th



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