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Family: Rhizosoleniaceae (See list of species below)

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15 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Dactyliosolen antarcticus
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Dactyliosolen fragilissimus
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Guinardia delicatula
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Guinardia flaccida
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Guinardia striata
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Neocalyptrella robusta
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Proboscia alata
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Proboscia indica
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Pseudosolenia calcar-avis
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Rhizosolenia acuminata
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Rhizosolenia bergonii
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Rhizosolenia hebetata
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Rhizosolenia imbricata
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Rhizosolenia setigera
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Rhizosolenia styliformis
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15 Species of Family Rhizosoleniaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Dactyliosolen antarcticus Northeast Atlantic
Dactyliosolen fragilissimus Northeast Atlantic
Guinardia delicatula Northeast Atlantic
Guinardia flaccida Indian Ocean and Northeas
Guinardia striata Northeast Atlantic
Neocalyptrella robusta Northeast Atlantic
Proboscia alata Northeast Atlantic
Proboscia indica Northeast Atlantic
Pseudosolenia calcar-avis Northeast Atlantic
Rhizosolenia acuminata Northeast Atlantic
Rhizosolenia bergonii Northeast Atlantic
Rhizosolenia hebetata Northeast Atlantic
Rhizosolenia imbricata Northeast Atlantic
Rhizosolenia setigera Northeast Atlantic
Rhizosolenia styliformis Northeast Atlantic



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