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Family: Pilargidae (See list of species below)

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60 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ancistargis hamata
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Ancistargis verrucosa
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Ancistrosyllis carolinensis
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Ancistrosyllis commensalis
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Ancistrosyllis groenlandica
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Ancistrosyllis hamata
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Ancistrosyllis hartmanae
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Ancistrosyllis jonesi
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Ancistrosyllis longicirrata
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Ancistrosyllis papillosa
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Ancistrosyllis vivianneae
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Cabira brevicirris
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Cabira incerta
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Glyphohesione klatti
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Litocorsa annamita
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Litocorsa antennata
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Litocorsa stremma
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Loandalia americana
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Loandalia riojai
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Loandalia salazarvallejoi
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Otopsis chardyi
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Parandalia bennei
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Parandalia evelinae
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Parandalia ewingi
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Parandalia fauveli
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Parandalia indica
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Parandalia jonesi
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Parandalia ocularis
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Parandalia tricuspis
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Parandalia vivianneae
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Pilargis berkeleyae
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Pilargis berkeleyi
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Pilargis maculata
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Pilargis mohri
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Pilargis pacifica
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Pilargis verrucosa
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Pseudexogone backstromi
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Pseudexogone dineti
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Pseudexogone helmuti
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Pseudexogone imajimai
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Pseudexogone williamsae
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Sigambra bassi
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Sigambra constricta
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Sigambra grubei
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Sigambra hanaokai
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Sigambra healyae
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Sigambra parva
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Sigambra setosa
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Sigambra tentaculata
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Sigambra vargasi
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Sigambra wassi
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Synelmis acuminata
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Synelmis albini
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Synelmis annamita
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Synelmis emiliae
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Synelmis ewingi
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Synelmis gorgonensis
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Synelmis klatti
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Synelmis rigida
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Synelmis tricupsis
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60 Species of Family Pilargidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ancistargis hamata Eastern Pacific
Ancistargis verrucosa Eastern Pacific
Ancistrosyllis carolinensis Western Central Atlantic
Ancistrosyllis commensalis Western Atlantic.
Ancistrosyllis groenlandica Eastern Pacific, Atlantic
Ancistrosyllis hamata Eastern Pacific and the M
Ancistrosyllis hartmanae Western Central Atlantic
Ancistrosyllis jonesi Western Central Atlantic
Ancistrosyllis longicirrata Eastern Pacific
Ancistrosyllis papillosa Western Central Atlantic
Ancistrosyllis vivianneae Western Central Atlantic
Cabira brevicirris Indian Ocean
Cabira incerta Western Central Atlantic
Glyphohesione klatti Mediterranean Sea.
Litocorsa annamita Western Central Pacific
Litocorsa antennata Western Central Atlantic
Litocorsa stremma Mediterranean Sea.
Loandalia americana Western Central Atlantic
Loandalia riojai Eastern Pacific
Loandalia salazarvallejoi Eastern Pacific
Otopsis chardyi Mediterranean Sea.
Parandalia bennei Eastern Pacific
Parandalia evelinae Eastern Pacific
Parandalia ewingi Western Central Atlantic
Parandalia fauveli Eastern Pacific
Parandalia indica Indo-West Pacific
Parandalia jonesi Western Central Atlantic
Parandalia ocularis Eastern Pacific
Parandalia tricuspis Eastern Pacific
Parandalia vivianneae Eastern Pacific
Pilargis berkeleyae Western Central Atlantic
Pilargis berkeleyi Eastern Pacific
Pilargis maculata Northeast Pacific
Pilargis mohri Western Central Pacific
Pilargis pacifica Western Central Atlantic
Pilargis verrucosa Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Pseudexogone backstromi Southeast Pacific to Cent 0.9 TL
Pseudexogone dineti Northeast Atlantic ocean 0.95 TL
Pseudexogone helmuti Western Indian Ocean 0.75 TL
Pseudexogone imajimai Western Pacific
Pseudexogone williamsae Eastern Pacific Ocean 3.2 TL
Sigambra bassi Western Central Atlantic
Sigambra constricta Indo-Pacific and the Medi
Sigambra grubei Eastern Pacific
Sigambra hanaokai Western Pacific
Sigambra healyae Arctic
Sigambra parva Western Indian Ocean and
Sigambra setosa Eastern Pacific
Sigambra tentaculata Indo-Pacific, Western Atl
Sigambra vargasi Eastern Pacific
Sigambra wassi Western Central Atlantic
Synelmis acuminata Western Central Atlantic
Synelmis albini Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Synelmis annamita Western Central Pacific
Synelmis emiliae Eastern Pacific
Synelmis ewingi Eastern Pacific
Synelmis gorgonensis Eastern Pacific
Synelmis klatti Western Central Atlantic
Synelmis rigida Western Central Atlantic
Synelmis tricupsis Western Central Atlantic



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