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Family: Leptocheliidae (See list of species below)

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8 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Bathyleptochelia oculata
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Hargeria rapax
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Heterotanais oerstedi
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Leptochelia dubia
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Leptochelia forresti
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Leptochelia savignyi
[tanaids]
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Leptochelia tenuicola
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Mesotanais styxis
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8 Species of Family Leptocheliidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bathyleptochelia oculata Western Central Atlantic
Hargeria rapax Western Central Atlantic
Heterotanais oerstedi Arctic and Northwest Atla
Leptochelia dubia Eastern Pacific.
Leptochelia forresti Western Central Atlantic
Leptochelia savignyi tanaids Eastern Pacific, Atlantic
Leptochelia tenuicola Western Central Atlantic
Mesotanais styxis Northeast Atlantic.



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