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Family: Molpadiidae (See list of species below)

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27 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ankyroderma danielsseni
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Aphelodactyla hyaloeides
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Aphelodactyla molpadoides
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Ceraplectana trachyderma
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Cherbonniera utriculus
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Eupyrgus scaber
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Molpadia abyssicola
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Molpadia amorpha
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Molpadia andamanensis
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Molpadia antarctica
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Molpadia arctica
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Molpadia changi
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Molpadia cubana
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Molpadia discors
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Molpadia dissimilis
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Molpadia eltaninae
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Molpadia guangdongensis
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Molpadia intermedia
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Molpadia lenticulum
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Molpadia liska
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Molpadia loricata
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Molpadia musculus
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Molpadia oolitica
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Molpadia parvulum
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Molpadia productamensis
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Molpadia roretzi
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Molpadia roretzii
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27 Species of Family Molpadiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ankyroderma danielsseni To be filled.
Aphelodactyla hyaloeides Western Pacific
Aphelodactyla molpadoides To be filled.
Ceraplectana trachyderma Western Central Pacific
Cherbonniera utriculus To be filled. 1
Eupyrgus scaber Arctic, Northeast Pacific
Molpadia abyssicola Southwest Pacific
Molpadia amorpha To be filled. 10
Molpadia andamanensis To be filled.
Molpadia antarctica Southwest Pacific 9.5
Molpadia arctica Arctic
Molpadia changi Indo-West Pacific 12
Molpadia cubana Western Atlantic
Molpadia discors Southwest Pacific 9
Molpadia dissimilis Southwest Pacific
Molpadia eltaninae Southwest Atlantic 11
Molpadia guangdongensis Northwest Pacific 4
Molpadia intermedia Northeast Pacific
Molpadia lenticulum Western Central Pacific
Molpadia liska Southwest Pacific 8.39999961853027
Molpadia loricata To be filled.
Molpadia musculus Antarctic, Atlantic, West
Molpadia oolitica Arctic and Atlantic Ocean
Molpadia parvulum Western Central Pacific
Molpadia productamensis To be filled.
Molpadia roretzi Western Pacific
Molpadia roretzii To be filled. 12



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