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Family: Agelasidae (See list of species below)

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18 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Agelas cerebrum
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Agelas cervicornis
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Agelas ceylonica
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Agelas citrina
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Agelas clathrodes
[orange elephant ear sponge]
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Agelas conifera
[brown tube sponge]
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Agelas dendromorpha
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Agelas dilatata
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Agelas dispar
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Agelas mauritiana
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Agelas nakamurai
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Agelas novaecaledoniae
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Agelas robusta
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Agelas sceptrum
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Agelas schmidti
[common brown tube sponge]
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Agelas sventres
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Agelas tubulata
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Agelas wiedenmayeri
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18 Species of Family Agelasidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Agelas cerebrum Western Central Atlantic
Agelas cervicornis Caribbean Sea.
Agelas ceylonica Indo-West Pacific
Agelas citrina Caribbean
Agelas clathrodes orange elephant ear sponge Western Atlantic and West 10 OT
Agelas conifera brown tube sponge Western Central Atlantic. 50 TL
Agelas dendromorpha Western Central Pacific.
Agelas dilatata Caribbean.
Agelas dispar Western Atlantic. 30 WD
Agelas mauritiana Indo-West Pacific.
Agelas nakamurai Western Central Pacific
Agelas novaecaledoniae Western Central Pacific
Agelas robusta Northwest Pacific
Agelas sceptrum Caribbean.
Agelas schmidti common brown tube sponge Western Central Atlantic
Agelas sventres Caribbean.
Agelas tubulata Western Central Atlantic
Agelas wiedenmayeri Western Central Atlantic



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