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Family: Chalinidae (See list of species below)

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111 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Chalinula camerata
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Chalinula hooperi
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Chalinula loosanoffi
[eroded sponge]
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Chalinula molitba
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Chalinula nematifera
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Chalinula velinea
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Chalinula zeae
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Cladocroce aculeata
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Cladocroce burapha
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Cladocroce incurvata
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Haliclona agglutinata
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Haliclona albifragilis
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Haliclona altera
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Haliclona amboinensis
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Haliclona anatarius
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Haliclona angulata
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Haliclona atra
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Haliclona australis
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Haliclona baeri
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Haliclona battershilli
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Haliclona caerulea
[blue Caribbean sponge]
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Haliclona carduus
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Haliclona carteri
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Haliclona centrangulata
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Haliclona cinerea
[ashy horny sponge]
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Haliclona clathrata
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Haliclona constans
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Haliclona cribriformis
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Haliclona cucurbitiformis
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Haliclona curacaoensis
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Haliclona cymaeformis
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Haliclona dancoi
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Haliclona decidua
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Haliclona divulgata
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Haliclona fascigera
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Haliclona fibulata
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Haliclona fistulosa
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Haliclona flabelliformis
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Haliclona flagellifera
[wild switch horny sponge]
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Haliclona forcipata
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Haliclona gellindra
[carmel horny sponge]
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Haliclona glaberrima
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Haliclona glacialis
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Haliclona gracilis
[slender horny sponge]
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Haliclona hebes
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Haliclona hispidula
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Haliclona implexa
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Haliclona implexiformis
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Haliclona incrustata
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Haliclona irregularis
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Haliclona korema
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Haliclona koremella
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Haliclona latisigmae
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Haliclona madrepora
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Haliclona magnifica
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Haliclona mamillata
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Haliclona manglaris
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Haliclona mediterranea
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Haliclona minima
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Haliclona mollis
[delicate horny sponge]
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Haliclona mucifibrosa
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Haliclona nigra
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Haliclona nitens
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Haliclona nodosa
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Haliclona oculata
[eyed finger sponge]
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Haliclona olivacea
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Haliclona pedicelata
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Haliclona pedunculata
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Haliclona penicillata
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Haliclona permollis
[purple sponge]
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Haliclona pigmentifera
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Haliclona piscaderaensis
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Haliclona porosa
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Haliclona rapanui
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Haliclona rava
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Haliclona reversa
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Haliclona ridleyi
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Haliclona rosea
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Haliclona rudis
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Haliclona rufescens
[red horny sponge]
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Haliclona sanguinea
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Haliclona scotti
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Haliclona similis
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Haliclona simulans
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Haliclona sonnae
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Haliclona sorongae
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Haliclona strongylata
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Haliclona subtilis
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Haliclona tabernacula
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Haliclona tenella
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Haliclona tenuiramosa
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Haliclona tenuispiculata
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Haliclona topsenti
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Haliclona toxia
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Haliclona toxotes
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Haliclona translucida
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Haliclona tubifera
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Haliclona turquoisia
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Haliclona twincayensis
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Haliclona tyria
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Haliclona urceolus
[small pitcher horny sponge]
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Haliclona vansoesti
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Haliclona varia
[maculate horny sponge]
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Haliclona venusta
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Haliclona vermeuleni
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Haliclona violacea
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Haliclona virens
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Haliclona viscosa
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Haliclona xena
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Rhaphisia menzeli
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Sigmadocia edaphus
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111 Species of Family Chalinidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chalinula camerata Western Pacific
Chalinula hooperi Western Central Pacific
Chalinula loosanoffi eroded sponge Western Central Atlantic
Chalinula molitba Atlantic Ocean. 15 H
Chalinula nematifera Western Central Pacific
Chalinula velinea Western Central Pacific
Chalinula zeae Western Central Atlantic
Cladocroce aculeata Western Central Pacific
Cladocroce burapha Western Central Pacific
Cladocroce incurvata Western Central Pacific.
Haliclona agglutinata Southeast Pacific
Haliclona albifragilis Western Central Atlantic.
Haliclona altera Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona amboinensis Western Pacific.
Haliclona anatarius Western Central Pacific.
Haliclona angulata Northeast Atlantic.
Haliclona atra Western Indian Ocean
Haliclona australis Western Pacific
Haliclona baeri Western Central Pacific
Haliclona battershilli Southwest Pacific
Haliclona caerulea blue Caribbean sponge Pacific Ocean and Western
Haliclona carduus Southeast Pacific and Ant
Haliclona carteri Western Central Pacific
Haliclona centrangulata Western Central Pacific
Haliclona cinerea ashy horny sponge Northeast Atlantic and We
Haliclona clathrata Western Pacific
Haliclona constans Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona cribriformis Western Pacific
Haliclona cucurbitiformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona curacaoensis Western Central Atlantic. 4 H
Haliclona cymaeformis Indo-West Pacific.
Haliclona dancoi Antarctica.
Haliclona decidua Western Pacific
Haliclona divulgata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona fascigera Western Central Pacific.
Haliclona fibulata Northeast Atlantic
Haliclona fistulosa Western Pacific and Weste
Haliclona flabelliformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona flagellifera wild switch horny sponge Indo-Pacific, Northwest A
Haliclona forcipata Western Central Pacific
Haliclona gellindra carmel horny sponge Northeast Pacific
Haliclona glaberrima Western Central Pacific
Haliclona glacialis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona gracilis slender horny sponge Arctic and Northwest Atla
Haliclona hebes Western Central Atlantic
Haliclona hispidula Western Central Pacific
Haliclona implexa Western Central Pacific
Haliclona implexiformis Western Central Atlantic. 4 OT
Haliclona incrustata Western Central Pacific
Haliclona irregularis Western Central Pacific
Haliclona korema Western Central Pacific
Haliclona koremella Western Central Pacific
Haliclona latisigmae Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona madrepora Western Pacific
Haliclona magnifica Western Central Atlantic
Haliclona mamillata Northeast Atlantic
Haliclona manglaris Western Central Atlantic 0.300000011920929 OT
Haliclona mediterranea Northeast Atlantic
Haliclona minima Western Central Pacific
Haliclona mollis delicate horny sponge Western Atlantic
Haliclona mucifibrosa Western Central Atlantic 15 WD
Haliclona nigra Western Central Pacific
Haliclona nitens Southeast Pacific
Haliclona nodosa Western Central Pacific.
Haliclona oculata eyed finger sponge Northeast Pacific and Nor
Haliclona olivacea Western Central Pacific
Haliclona pedicelata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona pedunculata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona penicillata Antarctica.
Haliclona permollis purple sponge Pacific Ocean and Western 2.5 H
Haliclona pigmentifera Western Central Pacific
Haliclona piscaderaensis Western Central Atlantic 0.5 OT
Haliclona porosa Northern Atlantic and the
Haliclona rapanui Southeast Pacific
Haliclona rava Northeast Atlantic
Haliclona reversa Southwest Pacific
Haliclona ridleyi Western Pacific
Haliclona rosea Atlantic, Western Central
Haliclona rudis Antarctica.
Haliclona rufescens red horny sponge Northwest Atlantic
Haliclona sanguinea Western Central Pacific
Haliclona scotti Antarctic Pacific
Haliclona similis Western Central Pacific
Haliclona simulans Indo-West Pacific and Nor
Haliclona sonnae Southwest Pacific
Haliclona sorongae Western Central Pacific
Haliclona strongylata South China Sea.
Haliclona subtilis Northeast Atlantic
Haliclona tabernacula Western Central Pacific
Haliclona tenella Antarctica.
Haliclona tenuiramosa Western Central Pacific
Haliclona tenuispiculata Western Central Pacific
Haliclona topsenti Southeast Pacific and Ant
Haliclona toxia Indo-West Pacific.
Haliclona toxotes Western Central Pacific
Haliclona translucida Southeast Pacific
Haliclona tubifera Western Central Atlantic 0.490000009536743 OT
Haliclona turquoisia Western Central Pacific
Haliclona twincayensis Western Central Atlantic 10 BRL
Haliclona tyria Western Central Pacific
Haliclona urceolus small pitcher horny sponge Northern Atlantic
Haliclona vansoesti Western Central Atlantic 8 OT
Haliclona varia maculate horny sponge Western Central Pacific
Haliclona venusta Western Central Pacific
Haliclona vermeuleni Western Central Atlantic 1.5 H
Haliclona violacea Central Pacific
Haliclona virens Antarctic Indian Ocean
Haliclona viscosa Northeast Atlantic
Haliclona xena Northeast Atlantic
Rhaphisia menzeli Western Central Atlantic
Sigmadocia edaphus Eastern Pacific 7.5 H



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