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Family: Diplosentidae (See list of species below)

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11 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amapacanthus amazonicus
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Diplosentis amphacanthi
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Diplosentis aspinosus
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Diplosentis ikedai
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Diplosentis macrospinosus
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Diplosentis manteri
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Diplosentis rubimaris
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Pararhadinorhynchus coorongensis
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Pararhadinorhynchus mugilis
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Pararhadinorhynchus upenei
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Slendrorhynchus breviclaviproboscis
[thorny-headed worm]
11 Species of Family Diplosentidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amapacanthus amazonicus Southwest Atlantic
Diplosentis amphacanthi Western Central Pacific
Diplosentis aspinosus Northwest Pacific
Diplosentis ikedai Northwest Pacific
Diplosentis macrospinosus Western Central Pacific 0.577 TRKL
Diplosentis manteri Eastern Indian Ocean
Diplosentis rubimaris Western Indian Ocean 2.15 TL
Pararhadinorhynchus coorongensis Australia.
Pararhadinorhynchus mugilis Australia.
Pararhadinorhynchus upenei Northwest Pacific
Slendrorhynchus breviclaviproboscis thorny-headed worm Western Indian Ocean



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