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Family: Janiridae (See list of species below)

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43 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Austrofilius arnaudi
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Austrofilius furcatus
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Austrofilius mediterraneus
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Caecianiropsis ectiformis
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Caecijaera borealis
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Carpias algicola
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Carpias bermudensis
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Carpias floridensis
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Carpias harrietae
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Carpias mossambica
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Carpias punctatus
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Carpias stebbingi
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Carpias triton
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Cuyojanira riojana
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Ectias turqueti
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Iais pubescens
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Ianiropsis breviremis
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Ianiropsis kincaidi
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Ianiropsis tridens
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Ianisera trepidus
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Iathrippa longicauda
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Iathrippa sarsi
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Jaera albifrons
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Jaera bocqueti
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Jaera hopeana
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Jaera ischiosetosa
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Jaera istri
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Jaera italica
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Jaera nordmanni
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Jaera praehirsuta
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Jaera syei
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Janira alta
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Janira maculosa
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Janiralata chuni
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Janiralata erostrata
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Janiralata occidentalis
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Janiralata sagamiensis
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Janiralata solasteri
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Microjaera morii
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Neojaera antarctica
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Neojaera caeca
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Neojaera furcata
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Trogloianiropsis lloberai
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43 Species of Family Janiridae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Austrofilius arnaudi Antarctic Indian Ocean
Austrofilius furcatus Antarctic.
Austrofilius mediterraneus Mediterranean Sea
Caecianiropsis ectiformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Caecijaera borealis Northeast Atlantic
Carpias algicola Western Central Atlantic
Carpias bermudensis Western Central Atlantic
Carpias floridensis Western Central Atlanti
Carpias harrietae Florida, USA.
Carpias mossambica Western Indian Ocean.
Carpias punctatus Western Central Atlantic
Carpias stebbingi Mediterranean Sea
Carpias triton Western Central Atlantic
Cuyojanira riojana Southwest Atlantic
Ectias turqueti Antarctic Atlantic.
Iais pubescens Antarctic Indian Ocean
Ianiropsis breviremis Northern Atlantic and the
Ianiropsis kincaidi Alaska, USA.
Ianiropsis tridens Pacific Ocean.
Ianisera trepidus Western Indian Ocean
Iathrippa longicauda Antarctic Atlantic and So
Iathrippa sarsi Antarctic.
Jaera albifrons Northeast Atlantic.
Jaera bocqueti Mediterranean Sea
Jaera hopeana Mediterranean Sea
Jaera ischiosetosa Northeast Atlantic.
Jaera istri Ponto-Caspian Region.
Jaera italica Mediterranean Sea
Jaera nordmanni Mediterranean and the Bla
Jaera praehirsuta Northeast Atlantic.
Jaera syei Northeast Atlantic
Janira alta West of Iceland and the C
Janira maculosa Northeast Atlantic, the A
Janiralata chuni Northwest Pacific.
Janiralata erostrata Northwest Pacific
Janiralata occidentalis N. Pacific.
Janiralata sagamiensis Northwest Pacific
Janiralata solasteri Washington, USA.
Microjaera morii Northwest Pacific
Neojaera antarctica Antarctic Atlantic and An
Neojaera caeca Antarctic Atlantic
Neojaera furcata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Trogloianiropsis lloberai Mediterranean Sea



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