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Family: Aegidae (See list of species below)

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57 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aega alazon
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Aega antarctica
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Aega antillensis
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Aega banda
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Aega birubi
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Aega coroo
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Aega deshaysiana
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Aega ecarinata
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Aega excisa
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Aega falcata
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Aega falklandica
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Aega glacialis
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Aega gracilipes
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Aega hamiota
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Aega japonica
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Aega kixalles
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Aega kwazulu
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Aega leptonica
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Aega magnifica
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Aega monophthalma
[fish biter]
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Aega musorstom
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Aega nodosa
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Aega novizealandiae
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Aega plebeia
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Aega psora
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Aega rickbruscai
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Aega rosacea
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Aega semicarinata
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Aega sheni
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Aega symmetrica
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Aega trulla
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Aega umpara
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Aega urotoma
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Aega vigilans
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Aega warna
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Aegapheles kixalles
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Aegapheles musorstom
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Aegapheles rickbruscai
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Aegiochus antarctica
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Rocinela americana
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Rocinela angustata
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Rocinela belliceps
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Rocinela damnoniensis
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Rocinela danmoniensis
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Rocinela dumerilii
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Rocinela insularis
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Rocinela orientalis
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Rocinela propodialis
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Rocinela signata
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Rocinela tuberculosa
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Syscenus infelix
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Syscenus intermedius
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Syscenus karu
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Syscenus latus
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Syscenus moana
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Syscenus pacificus
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Syscenus peruanus
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57 Species of Family Aegidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aega alazon Southern Atlantic to Indo 5.8 TL
Aega antarctica Northeast Atlantic and th
Aega antillensis Western Central Atlantic 3.8 TL
Aega banda Indo-West Pacific 5 TL
Aega birubi Southwest Pacific 3.9 TL
Aega coroo Western Pacific
Aega deshaysiana Eastern Atlantic and the 3.6 TL
Aega ecarinata Bahamas.
Aega excisa Western Pacific 3.6 TL
Aega falcata Northwest Pacific
Aega falklandica Southwest Atlantic and An
Aega glacialis Antarctica.
Aega gracilipes Scotland.
Aega hamiota Western Central Pacific 3.5 TL
Aega japonica Northwest Pacific 5.4 TL
Aega kixalles Western Central Pacific
Aega kwazulu Western Indian Ocean 3.9 TL
Aega leptonica Florida, USA.
Aega magnifica Southern Atlantic to Chil
Aega monophthalma fish biter Western Central Pacific a
Aega musorstom Western Central Pacific 3.9 TL
Aega nodosa Eastern Indian Ocean
Aega novizealandiae Southwest Pacific
Aega plebeia Pacific Ocean
Aega psora Atlantic Ocean and Wester
Aega rickbruscai Western Pacific 5 TL
Aega rosacea France (Mediterranean).
Aega semicarinata Southeast Pacific and Ant
Aega sheni Indo-West Pacific.
Aega symmetrica Alaska, USA.
Aega trulla Western Central Pacific
Aega umpara Indo-West Pacific
Aega urotoma Indo-West Pacific
Aega vigilans Western Central Pacific
Aega warna Indo-West Pacific
Aegapheles kixalles Western Central Pacific.
Aegapheles musorstom Western Central Pacific.
Aegapheles rickbruscai Western Central Pacific.
Aegiochus antarctica Antarctic
Rocinela americana Maine, USA.
Rocinela angustata Japan.
Rocinela belliceps Washington, USA.
Rocinela damnoniensis Northeast Atlantic
Rocinela danmoniensis Northeast Atlantic
Rocinela dumerilii Mediterranean Sea
Rocinela insularis East Indies.
Rocinela orientalis Indo-West Pacific.
Rocinela propodialis pink parasitic isopod Eastern Pacific and North
Rocinela signata Western Atlantic
Rocinela tuberculosa Eastern Central Pacific
Syscenus infelix Northwest Atlantic and th
Syscenus intermedius Western Central Pacific.
Syscenus karu Western Central Pacific.
Syscenus latus Western Pacific
Syscenus moana Western Central Pacific.
Syscenus pacificus Western Pacific.
Syscenus peruanus Southeast Pacific.



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