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Family: Limnoriidae gribbles (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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Limnoria algarum
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Limnoria chilensis
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Limnoria clarkae
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Limnoria lignorum
[gribble]
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Limnoria pfefferi
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Limnoria quadripunctata
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Limnoria saseboensis
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Limnoria septima
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Limnoria simulata
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Limnoria tripunctata
[wood boring gribble]
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Limnoria tuberculata
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Paralimnoria andrewsi
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Phycolimnoria antarctica
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Phycolimnoria stephenseni
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14 Species of Family Limnoriidae
(gribbles)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Limnoria algarum California, USA.
Limnoria chilensis Southeast Pacific
Limnoria clarkae Western Central Atlantic
Limnoria lignorum gribble Northeast Atlantic
Limnoria pfefferi Indo-West Pacific
Limnoria quadripunctata South Pacific and Northea
Limnoria saseboensis West Pacific
Limnoria septima Eastern Indian Ocean
Limnoria simulata Western Central Atlantic
Limnoria tripunctata wood boring gribble Circumglobal.
Limnoria tuberculata Mediterranean Sea
Paralimnoria andrewsi Christmas Island, Austral
Phycolimnoria antarctica Antarctic Atlantic
Phycolimnoria stephenseni Antarctic and Southwest P



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