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Family: Rhopalonematidae (See list of species below)

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32 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aglantha digitale
[pink helmet]
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Aglantha elata
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Aglantha intermedia
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Aglaura hemistoma
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Amphogona apicata
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Amphogona apsteini
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Amphogona pusilla
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Arctapodema ampla
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Arctapodema antarctica
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Arctapodema australis
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Colobonema sericeum
[silky medusa]
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Colobonema typicum
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Crossota alba
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Crossota brunnea
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Crossota millsae
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Crossota norvegica
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Crossota pedunculata
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Crossota rufobrunnea
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Homoeonema platygonon
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Pantachogon haeckeli
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Pantachogon militare
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Pantachogon scotti
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Persa incolorata
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Ransonia krampi
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Rhopalonema funerarium
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Rhopalonema velatum
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Sminthea arctica
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Sminthea eurygaster
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Tetrorchis erythrogaster
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Vampyrocrossota childressi
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Voragonema laciniata
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Voragonema pedunculata
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32 Species of Family Rhopalonematidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aglantha digitale pink helmet Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic 4 WD
Aglantha elata Eastern Central Pacific a 1.2 WD
Aglantha intermedia Eastern Central Pacific. 1.4 WD
Aglaura hemistoma Cosmopolitan. 0.4 WD
Amphogona apicata Indo-Pacific and Sub-Anta 0.7 WD
Amphogona apsteini Indo-Pacific and Western 0.6 WD
Amphogona pusilla Indo-Pacific and the Medi 0.6 WD
Arctapodema ampla Southern Atlantic, Antarc 1.5 WD
Arctapodema antarctica Antarctic Atlantic 1.6 WD
Arctapodema australis Mediterranean and the Ant 2.3 WD
Colobonema sericeum silky medusa Antarctic, Atlantic, Indo 4.5 WD
Colobonema typicum Eastern Pacific 2 WD
Crossota alba Pacific Ocean. 4.2 WD
Crossota brunnea Southwest Atlantic and so 3 WD
Crossota millsae Eastern Pacific
Crossota norvegica Northeast Atlantic 2 WD
Crossota pedunculata Eastern Central Pacific 2.5 WD
Crossota rufobrunnea Atlantic and Pacific Ocea 1.5 WD
Homoeonema platygonon Atlantic, Arctic Oceans a 0.2 WD
Pantachogon haeckeli Circumglobal. 2 WD
Pantachogon militare Western Central Atlantic 1 WD
Pantachogon scotti Antarctic. 0.4 WD
Persa incolorata Western Atlantic and the 0.3 WD
Ransonia krampi Mediterranean 0.8 WD
Rhopalonema funerarium Eastern Indian Ocean, Wes 1.7 WD
Rhopalonema velatum Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic 1 WD
Sminthea arctica Northern Atlantic and Arc
Sminthea eurygaster Eastern Central Pacific, 0.6 WD
Tetrorchis erythrogaster Eastern Pacific, Atlantic 1.2 WD
Vampyrocrossota childressi Eastern Pacific
Voragonema laciniata Antarctic Atlantic
Voragonema pedunculata Western Central Atlantic 4 WD



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