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Family: Acanthaspidiidae (See list of species below)

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14 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthaspidia acanthonotus
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Acanthaspidia bifurcata
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Acanthaspidia decorata
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Acanthaspidia drygalskii
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Acanthaspidia namibia
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Ianthopsis beddardi
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Ianthopsis bovallii
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Ianthopsis caudata
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Ianthopsis certus
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Ianthopsis multispinosa
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Ianthopsis nasicornis
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Ianthopsis ruseri
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Ianthopsis studeri
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Mexicope kensleyi
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14 Species of Family Acanthaspidiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthaspidia acanthonotus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Acanthaspidia bifurcata Southeast Atlantic
Acanthaspidia decorata North Atlantic.
Acanthaspidia drygalskii Antarctic.
Acanthaspidia namibia Eastern Atlantic
Ianthopsis beddardi Antarctic Indian Ocean
Ianthopsis bovallii Antarctic Indian Ocean
Ianthopsis caudata Western Central Pacific
Ianthopsis certus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Ianthopsis multispinosa Antarctic.
Ianthopsis nasicornis Antarctic Atlantic.
Ianthopsis ruseri Antarctic.
Ianthopsis studeri Antarctic Indian Ocean
Mexicope kensleyi Gulf of Mexico.



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