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Family: Arhythmacanthidae (See list of species below)

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7 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthocephaloides cyrusi
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Acanthocephaloides geniticus
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Acanthocephaloides propinguus
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Heterosentis heteracanthus
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Heterosentis overstreeti
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Paracanthocephaloides kostylewi
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Spiracanthus bovichthys
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7 Species of Family Arhythmacanthidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthocephaloides cyrusi Western Indian Ocean 0.365 TL
Acanthocephaloides geniticus Mediterranean Sea.
Acanthocephaloides propinguus Black Sea
Heterosentis heteracanthus Atlantic Antarctic
Heterosentis overstreeti Western Indian Ocean 0.115 TL
Paracanthocephaloides kostylewi Black Sea
Spiracanthus bovichthys Southeast Pacific. 0.00215 BL



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