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Family: Haploposthiidae (See list of species below)

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35 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Adenocauda helgolandica
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Afronta aurantiaca
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Afronta rubra
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Haplogonaria amarilla
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Haplogonaria elegans
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Haplogonaria glandulifera
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Haplogonaria macrobursalis
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Haplogonaria minima
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Haplogonaria phyllospadicis
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Haplogonaria psammalia
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Haplogonaria simplex
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Haplogonaria sinubursalia
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Haplogonaria stradbrokensis
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Haplogonaria syltensis
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Haplogonaria viridis
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Haploposthia brunea
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Haploposthia erythrocephala
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Haploposthia lactomaculata
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Haploposthia rubra
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Haploposthia rubropunctata
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Haploposthia vandula
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Kuma flava
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Kuma monogonophora
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Kuma viridis
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Parahaplogonaria maxima
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Parahaploposthia avesicula
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Parahaploposthia brunea
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Parahaploposthia cerebroepitheliata
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Parahaploposthia thiophilus
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Parahaploposthia velvetum
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Pseudohaplogonaria cerasina
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Pseudohaplogonaria stylifera
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Pseudohaplogonaria vacua
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Pseudohaplogonaria viridipunctata
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Simplicomorpha gigantorhabditis
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35 Species of Family Haploposthiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Adenocauda helgolandica Northeast Atlantic
Afronta aurantiaca Northwest Atlantic
Afronta rubra Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria amarilla Eastern Central Pacific 0.065 TL
Haplogonaria elegans Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria glandulifera Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria macrobursalis Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria minima Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria phyllospadicis Eastern Central Pacific 0.045 TL
Haplogonaria psammalia Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria simplex Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria sinubursalia Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria stradbrokensis Western Central Pacific 0.044 TL
Haplogonaria syltensis Northeast Atlantic
Haplogonaria viridis Northeast Atlantic
Haploposthia brunea Northeast Atlantic
Haploposthia erythrocephala Northeast Pacific
Haploposthia lactomaculata Northeast Atlantic 0.3 TL
Haploposthia rubra Northeast Atlantic. Clim
Haploposthia rubropunctata Northeast Atlantic.
Haploposthia vandula Western Central Atlantic
Kuma flava Western Central Atlantic 0.051 TL
Kuma monogonophora Northeast Atlantic
Kuma viridis Northeast Atlantic.
Parahaplogonaria maxima Northeast Atlantic
Parahaploposthia avesicula Northeast Atlantic
Parahaploposthia brunea Northeast Atlantic
Parahaploposthia cerebroepitheliata Northeast Atlantic
Parahaploposthia thiophilus Western Central Atlantic
Parahaploposthia velvetum Western Central Atlantic
Pseudohaplogonaria cerasina Western Central Atlantic 0.065 TL
Pseudohaplogonaria stylifera Northeast Atlantic and th
Pseudohaplogonaria vacua Northeast Atlantic
Pseudohaplogonaria viridipunctata Northeast Atlantic
Simplicomorpha gigantorhabditis Northeast Atlantic



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