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Family: Caulerpaceae (See list of species below)

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34 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Caulerpa annulata
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Caulerpa antoensis
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Caulerpa brachypus
[Sea mustard]
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Caulerpa brownii
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Caulerpa cupressoides
[Toothed stolon]
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Caulerpa fastigiata
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Caulerpa flexilis
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Caulerpa lentillifera
[Small seagrape]
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Caulerpa longifolia
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Caulerpa macrodisca
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Caulerpa manorensis
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Caulerpa mexicana
[Mexican seaweed]
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Caulerpa microphysa
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Caulerpa nummularia
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Caulerpa opposita
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Caulerpa paspaloides
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Caulerpa peltata
[Flattop seagrape]
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Caulerpa prolifera
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Caulerpa racemosa
[Coarse seagrape]
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Caulerpa racemosa var. clavifera
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Caulerpa racemosa var. macrophysa
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Caulerpa racemosa var. occidentalis
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Caulerpa reyesii
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Caulerpa selago
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Caulerpa serrulata
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Caulerpa sertularioides
[Green sea feather]
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Caulerpa seuratii
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Caulerpa subserrata
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Caulerpa taxifolia
[Green sea palm]
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Caulerpa urvilleana
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Caulerpa uvifera f. intermedia
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Caulerpa verticillata
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Caulerpa webbiana
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Caulerpella ambigua
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34 Species of Family Caulerpaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Caulerpa annulata Western Central Pacific
Caulerpa antoensis Western Central Pacific.
Caulerpa brachypus Sea mustard Atlantic and Indo-Pacific
Caulerpa brownii Southwest Pacific
Caulerpa cupressoides Toothed stolon Atlantic Ocean
Caulerpa fastigiata Western Central Pacific,
Caulerpa flexilis Southwest Pacific
Caulerpa lentillifera Small seagrape Indian Ocean
Caulerpa longifolia Southwest Pacific
Caulerpa macrodisca Western Central Pacific
Caulerpa manorensis Western Indian Ocean
Caulerpa mexicana Mexican seaweed Western Central Pacific,
Caulerpa microphysa Western Central Pacific a
Caulerpa nummularia Western Central Atlantic,
Caulerpa opposita Western Central Pacific
Caulerpa paspaloides Western Central Atlantic
Caulerpa peltata Flattop seagrape Circumtropical.
Caulerpa prolifera Mediterranean Sea.
Caulerpa racemosa Coarse seagrape Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Caulerpa racemosa var. clavifera Western Central Pacific
Caulerpa racemosa var. macrophysa Western Central Pacific,
Caulerpa racemosa var. occidentalis Western Central Pacific a
Caulerpa reyesii Western Central Pacific
Caulerpa selago Western Central Pacific a
Caulerpa serrulata Western Central Atlantic
Caulerpa sertularioides Green sea feather Indo-Pacific and Atlantic
Caulerpa seuratii Eastern Central Pacific
Caulerpa subserrata Western Central Pacific
Caulerpa taxifolia Green sea palm Atlantic and Indo-Pacific
Caulerpa urvilleana Central Pacific and Atlan
Caulerpa uvifera f. intermedia Indo-Pacific Oceans.
Caulerpa verticillata Western Pacific and Weste
Caulerpa webbiana Pacific
Caulerpella ambigua Western Central Pacific a



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