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Family: Chaetonotidae (See list of species below)

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105 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aspidiophorus bisquamosus
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Aspidiophorus lamellophorus
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Aspidiophorus marinus
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Aspidiophorus mediterraneus
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Aspidiophorus multitubulatus
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Aspidiophorus ornatus
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Aspidiophorus paramediterraneus
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Aspidiophorus polystictos
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Aspidiophorus squamulosus
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Aspidiophorus tentaculatus
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Caudichthydium hummoni
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Chaetonotus aegilonensis
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Chaetonotus aequispinosus
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Chaetonotus angustus
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Chaetonotus antipai
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Chaetonotus apechochaetus
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Chaetonotus apolemmus
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Chaetonotus atrox
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Chaetonotus balticus
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Chaetonotus chicous
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Chaetonotus condensus
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Chaetonotus dispar
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Chaetonotus hilarus
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Chaetonotus hystrix
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Chaetonotus ichthydiodes
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Chaetonotus inaequidentatus
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Chaetonotus lacunosus
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Chaetonotus larus
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Chaetonotus linguaeformis
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Chaetonotus luporinii
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Chaetonotus magnificus
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Chaetonotus mariae
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Chaetonotus maximus
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Chaetonotus mediterraneus
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Chaetonotus modestus
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Chaetonotus napoleonicus
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Chaetonotus neptuni
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Chaetonotus oceanides
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Chaetonotus oligohalinus
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Chaetonotus parthenopeius
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Chaetonotus persetosus
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Chaetonotus robustus
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Chaetonotus sagittarius
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Chaetonotus schoepferi
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Chaetonotus schromi
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Chaetonotus serenus
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Chaetonotus siciliensis
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Chaetonotus similis
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Chaetonotus somniculosus
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Chaetonotus tempestivus
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Chaetonotus testiculophorus
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Chaetonotus triacanthus
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Chaetonotus variosquamatus
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Chaetonotus woodi
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Diuronotus aspetos
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Diuronotus rupperti
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Halichaetonotus aculifer
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Halichaetonotus arenarius
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Halichaetonotus atlanticus
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Halichaetonotus australis
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Halichaetonotus balticus
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Halichaetonotus bataceus
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Halichaetonotus batillifer
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Halichaetonotus clavicornis
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Halichaetonotus decipiens
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Halichaetonotus dubius
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Halichaetonotus etrolomus
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Halichaetonotus genatus
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Halichaetonotus italicus
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Halichaetonotus jucundus
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Halichaetonotus lamellatus
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Halichaetonotus littoralis
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Halichaetonotus margaretae
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Halichaetonotus marivagus
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Halichaetonotus paradoxus
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Halichaetonotus parvus
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Halichaetonotus pleuracanthus
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Halichaetonotus polonense
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Halichaetonotus riedli
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Halichaetonotus schromi
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Halichaetonotus spinosus
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Halichaetonotus swedmarki
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Halichaetonotus tentaculatus
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Halichaetonotus thalassopais
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Hemichaetonotus clipeatus
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Heterolepidoderma arenosum
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Heterolepidoderma armatum
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Heterolepidoderma axi
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Heterolepidoderma contectum
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Heterolepidoderma foliatum
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Heterolepidoderma grandiculum
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Heterolepidoderma hermaphroditum
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Heterolepidoderma istrianum
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Heterolepidoderma loricatum
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Heterolepidoderma marinum
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Heterolepidoderma ocellatum
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Ichthydium podura
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Ichthydium rostrum
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Ichthydium rupperti
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Ichthydium supralitorale
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Ichthydium tergestinum
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Lepidodermella limogenum
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Lepidodermella squamata
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Musellifer delamarei
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Musellifer profundus
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105 Species of Family Chaetonotidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aspidiophorus bisquamosus Northeast Atlantic
Aspidiophorus lamellophorus Mediterranean Sea 0.0109 TL
Aspidiophorus marinus Northeast Atlantic, North
Aspidiophorus mediterraneus Atlantic Ocean, Western I 0.01665 TL
Aspidiophorus multitubulatus Western Central Atlantic
Aspidiophorus ornatus Northeast Atlantic
Aspidiophorus paramediterraneus Atlantic Ocean, Western 0.0252 TL
Aspidiophorus polystictos Mediterranean Sea. 0.015 TL
Aspidiophorus squamulosus Northeast Atlantic
Aspidiophorus tentaculatus Southwest Atlantic and th 0.03 TL
Caudichthydium hummoni Northeast Atlantic and We
Chaetonotus aegilonensis Mediterranean Sea. 0.02 BL
Chaetonotus aequispinosus Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus angustus Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus antipai Black Sea
Chaetonotus apechochaetus Southwest Atlantic and th 0.0138 TL
Chaetonotus apolemmus Western Central Atlantic 0.014 TL
Chaetonotus atrox Atlantic Ocean, Indian Oc 0.0126 TL
Chaetonotus balticus Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus chicous Western Central Atlantic
Chaetonotus condensus Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus dispar Atlantic Ocean and the Me 0.0188 TL
Chaetonotus hilarus Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus hystrix Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus ichthydiodes Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus inaequidentatus Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus lacunosus Northeast Atlantic and Me 0.0154 TL
Chaetonotus larus Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus linguaeformis Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus luporinii Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus magnificus Mediterranean Sea 0.0108 TL
Chaetonotus mariae Mediterranean Sea. 0.0131 TL
Chaetonotus maximus Black Sea
Chaetonotus mediterraneus Mediterranean Sea 0.0112 TL
Chaetonotus modestus Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus napoleonicus Mediterranean Sea 0.0135 TL
Chaetonotus neptuni Atlantic Ocean and the Me 0.0289 TL
Chaetonotus oceanides Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus oligohalinus Northwest Atlantic
Chaetonotus parthenopeius Northeast Atlantic and th
Chaetonotus persetosus Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus robustus North America Inland Wate
Chaetonotus sagittarius Western Central Atlantic
Chaetonotus schoepferi Western Central Atlantic
Chaetonotus schromi Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus serenus Mediterranean Sea
Chaetonotus siciliensis Mediterranean Sea. 0.0214 TL
Chaetonotus similis Black Sea
Chaetonotus somniculosus Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus tempestivus Northeast Atlantic
Chaetonotus testiculophorus Northeast Pacific
Chaetonotus triacanthus Western Central Atlantic. 0.014 BASL
Chaetonotus variosquamatus Northeast Atlantic and th 0.015 TL
Chaetonotus woodi Western Central Atlantic
Diuronotus aspetos Northwest Atlantic 0.05335 BASL
Diuronotus rupperti Northeast Atlantic 0.04725 BASL
Halichaetonotus aculifer Atlantic Ocean, Black Sea 0.0134 TL
Halichaetonotus arenarius Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus atlanticus Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus australis Southwest Pacific
Halichaetonotus balticus Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus bataceus Western Central Atlantic
Halichaetonotus batillifer Northeast Atlantic and th
Halichaetonotus clavicornis Mediterranean Sea
Halichaetonotus decipiens Atlantic Ocean, Mediterra 0.0125 TL
Halichaetonotus dubius Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus etrolomus Mediterranean Sea. 0.0112 TL
Halichaetonotus genatus Mediterranean Sea
Halichaetonotus italicus Mediterranean Sea 0.0114 TL
Halichaetonotus jucundus Northeast Atlantic and th
Halichaetonotus lamellatus Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus littoralis Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus margaretae Western Central Atlantic 0.014 TL
Halichaetonotus marivagus Southwest Atlantic and th 0.015 TL
Halichaetonotus paradoxus Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Halichaetonotus parvus Mediterranean Sea
Halichaetonotus pleuracanthus Northeast Atlantic, Medit 0.017 TL
Halichaetonotus polonense Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus riedli Mediterranean Sea
Halichaetonotus schromi Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus spinosus Atlantic Ocean and the Me 0.0142 TL
Halichaetonotus swedmarki Mediterranean Sea
Halichaetonotus tentaculatus Northeast Atlantic
Halichaetonotus thalassopais Mediterranean Sea. 0.012 TL
Hemichaetonotus clipeatus Northeast Atlantic and th
Heterolepidoderma arenosum Northeast Atlantic
Heterolepidoderma armatum Northeast Atlantic
Heterolepidoderma axi Northeast Atlantic
Heterolepidoderma contectum Mediterranean Sea and Eas
Heterolepidoderma foliatum Northeast Atlantic
Heterolepidoderma grandiculum Northeast Atlantic.
Heterolepidoderma hermaphroditum Mediterranean Sea
Heterolepidoderma istrianum Mediterranean Sea.
Heterolepidoderma loricatum Western Central Atlantic 0.0116 BL
Heterolepidoderma marinum Northeast Atlantic and Bl
Heterolepidoderma ocellatum Black Sea
Ichthydium podura Mediterranean and the Bla
Ichthydium rostrum Northeast Atlantic
Ichthydium rupperti Northeast Atlantic
Ichthydium supralitorale Northeast Atlantic
Ichthydium tergestinum Mediterranean Sea
Lepidodermella limogenum Northeast Atlantic
Lepidodermella squamata Mediterranean Sea
Musellifer delamarei Mediterranean Sea 0.0173 TL
Musellifer profundus Northeast Atlantic



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