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Family: Chiridotidae (See list of species below)

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39 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Chiridota abyssicola
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Chiridota albatrossii
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Chiridota aponocrita
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Chiridota carnleyensis
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Chiridota discolor
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Chiridota durbanensis
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Chiridota hawaiiensis
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Chiridota heheva
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Chiridota hydrothermica
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Chiridota intermedia
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Chiridota laevis
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Chiridota liberata
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Chiridota orientalis
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Chiridota pacifica
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Chiridota pisanii
[red spotted worm sea cucumber]
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Chiridota rigida
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Chiridota rotifera
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Chiridota smirnovi
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Chiridota stuhlmanni
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Chiridota uniserialis
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Chiridota violacea
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Paradota marionensis
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Paradota weddellensis
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Polycheira echinata
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Polycheira fusca
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Polycheira rufescens
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Sigmodota contorta
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Sigmodota magnibacula
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Taeniogyrus cidaridis
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Taeniogyrus clavus
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Taeniogyrus contortus
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Taeniogyrus dubius
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Taeniogyrus keiensis
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Trochodota dunedinensis
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Trochodota furcipraedita
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Trochodota inexpectata
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Trochodota neocaledonica
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Trochodota purpurea
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Trochodota venusta
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39 Species of Family Chiridotidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chiridota abyssicola To be filled.
Chiridota albatrossii Eastern Pacific 25
Chiridota aponocrita To be filled.
Chiridota carnleyensis Southwest Pacific
Chiridota discolor Arctic and Northern Pacif
Chiridota durbanensis To be filled.
Chiridota hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific
Chiridota heheva Western Central Atlantic
Chiridota hydrothermica Central Pacific 26
Chiridota intermedia Western Central Pacific
Chiridota laevis Arctic, Northeast Pacific
Chiridota liberata Western Central Pacific
Chiridota orientalis To be filled. 9
Chiridota pacifica Eastern Pacific.
Chiridota pisanii red spotted worm sea cucumber Southern Ocean.
Chiridota rigida Indo-Pacific. Tropical a 5
Chiridota rotifera Western Atlantic 10 TL
Chiridota smirnovi To be filled.
Chiridota stuhlmanni Western Indian Ocean 6.80000019073486
Chiridota uniserialis To be filled.
Chiridota violacea To be filled.
Paradota marionensis Antarctic Indian Ocean 2
Paradota weddellensis Antarctic Atlantic
Polycheira echinata To be filled. 15
Polycheira fusca Western Central Pacific
Polycheira rufescens Western Pacific.
Sigmodota contorta Antarctic Atlantic and In 5 TL
Sigmodota magnibacula Antarctic. 10.5 TL
Taeniogyrus cidaridis To be filled. 3.59999990463257
Taeniogyrus clavus To be filled.
Taeniogyrus contortus Southwest Atlantic and An
Taeniogyrus dubius To be filled. 3
Taeniogyrus keiensis To be filled. 3
Trochodota dunedinensis To be filled.
Trochodota furcipraedita Mediterranean Sea. 0.5
Trochodota inexpectata To be filled. 1.20000004768372
Trochodota neocaledonica Western Central Pacific
Trochodota purpurea To be filled.
Trochodota venusta Mediterranean Sea.



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