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Family: Pseudosquillidae pseudosquillid mantis shrimps (See list of species below)

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13 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Pseudosquilla ciliata
[Ciliated mantis shrimp]
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Pseudosquilla empusa
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Pseudosquillana megalophthalma
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Pseudosquillana richeri
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Pseudosquillisma adiastalta
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Pseudosquillisma guttata
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Pseudosquillisma oculata
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Raoulserenea hieroglyphica
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Raoulserenea komaii
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Raoulserenea moorea
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Raoulserenea ornata
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Raoulserenea oxyrhyncha
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Raoulserenea pygmaea
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13 Species of Family Pseudosquillidae
(pseudosquillid mantis shrimps)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Pseudosquilla ciliata Ciliated mantis shrimp Circumtropical. 9 TL
Pseudosquilla empusa Northwest Pacific
Pseudosquillana megalophthalma Indo-West Pacific
Pseudosquillana richeri Indo-Pacific 8.7 TL
Pseudosquillisma adiastalta Eastern Pacific
Pseudosquillisma guttata Eastern Central Pacific
Pseudosquillisma oculata Indo-Pacific and Atlantic 12.45 TL
Raoulserenea hieroglyphica Indo-Pacific 8.3 TL
Raoulserenea komaii Indo-Pacific. 10 TL
Raoulserenea moorea Eastern Central Pacific
Raoulserenea ornata Indo-Pacific.
Raoulserenea oxyrhyncha Indo-Pacific. 8.8 TL
Raoulserenea pygmaea Western Central Pacific 3.5 TL



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