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Family: Acoetidae (See list of species below)

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33 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acoetes flagelliformis
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Acoetes magnifica
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Acoetes melanota
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Acoetes mohammadi
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Acoetes mortenseni
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Acoetes pacifica
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Acoetes pleei
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Euarche maculosa
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Euarche mexicana
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Euarche tubifex
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Eupanthalis glabra
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Eupanthalis kinbergi
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Eupanthalis oculata
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Eupolyodontes batabanoensis
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Eupolyodontes cornishii
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Eupolyodontes gulo
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Eupolyodontes hartmanae
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Neopanthalis muricatus
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Neopolyodontes lepidus
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Panthalis alaminosae
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Panthalis fauveli
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Panthalis jogasimae
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Panthalis mutilata
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Panthalis oerstedi
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Polyodontes australiensis
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Polyodontes californicus
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Polyodontes frons
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Polyodontes lupinus
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Polyodontes maxillosus
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Polyodontes oculeus
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Polyodontes panamensis
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Polyodontes texanus
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Zachsiella nigromaculata
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33 Species of Family Acoetidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acoetes flagelliformis Western Indian Ocean
Acoetes magnifica Western Central Atlantic
Acoetes melanota Indo-West Pacific.
Acoetes mohammadi Western Indian Ocean
Acoetes mortenseni Western Central Atlantic
Acoetes pacifica Western Central Atlantic
Acoetes pleei Western Central Atlantic
Euarche maculosa Western Pacific
Euarche mexicana Western Central Atlantic
Euarche tubifex Western Central Atlantic
Eupanthalis glabra Mediterranean.
Eupanthalis kinbergi Indo-Pacific and the Medi
Eupanthalis oculata Western Central Atlantic
Eupolyodontes batabanoensis Western Central Atlantic
Eupolyodontes cornishii Western Central Atlantic
Eupolyodontes gulo Indo-West Pacific, Northe
Eupolyodontes hartmanae Western Indian Ocean
Neopanthalis muricatus Northwest Pacific
Neopolyodontes lepidus Northwest Pacific
Panthalis alaminosae Western Central Atlantic
Panthalis fauveli Western Indian Ocean
Panthalis jogasimae Pacific Ocean.
Panthalis mutilata Western Central Pacific
Panthalis oerstedi Northeast Atlantic
Polyodontes australiensis Western Pacific
Polyodontes californicus Eastern Pacific
Polyodontes frons Western Central Atlantic
Polyodontes lupinus Western Central Atlantic
Polyodontes maxillosus Indo-West Pacific and the
Polyodontes oculeus Western Central Atlantic
Polyodontes panamensis Western Central Atlantic
Polyodontes texanus Western Central Atlantic
Zachsiella nigromaculata Western Pacific



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