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Family: Pandoridae (See list of species below)

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22 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Pandora albida
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Pandora arenosa
[sandy pandora]
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Pandora bilirata
[bilirate pandora]
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Pandora braziliensis
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Pandora bushiana
[keeled pandora]
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Pandora ceylonica
[Ceylon pandora]
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Pandora cistula
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Pandora filosa
[threaded pandora]
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Pandora glacialis
[glacial pandora]


Pandora gouldiana
[Gould's pandora]


Pandora inaequivalvis
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Pandora inflata
[inflated pandora]
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Pandora otukai
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Pandora pinna
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Pandora punctata
[punctate pandora]
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Pandora sinica
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Pandora trilineata
[threeline pandora]
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Pandora wardiana
[giant pandora]
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Pandorella carinata
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Pandorella elongata
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Pandorella pseudobilirata
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Pseudochama aurantiaca
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22 Species of Family Pandoridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Pandora albida Northeast Atlantic 3.035 SHL
Pandora arenosa sandy pandora North America. 1.2 DL
Pandora bilirata bilirate pandora Northeast Pacific. 1.5 SHL
Pandora braziliensis Southeast Pacific and Wes 1.5 DL
Pandora bushiana keeled pandora North America. 2.5 DL
Pandora ceylonica Ceylon pandora Indo-West Pacific.
Pandora cistula Western Atlantic and East
Pandora filosa threaded pandora Eastern Pacific 2.5 SHL
Pandora glacialis glacial pandora Eastern Pacific, Northern
Pandora gouldiana Gould's pandora Northwest Atlantic 3.5 TL
Pandora inaequivalvis Northeast Atlantic and th
Pandora inflata inflated pandora North America.
Pandora otukai Northwest Pacific
Pandora pinna Mediterranean Sea.
Pandora punctata punctate pandora Northeast Pacific. 5 SHL
Pandora sinica Northwest Pacific
Pandora trilineata threeline pandora North America. 2.9 DL
Pandora wardiana giant pandora Northeast Pacific. 5.5 SHL
Pandorella carinata Western Pacific.
Pandorella elongata Western Pacific.
Pandorella pseudobilirata Northwest Pacific
Pseudochama aurantiaca Northwest Pacific



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