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Family: Cladophoraceae (See list of species below)

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49 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Bryobesia johannae
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Chaetomorpha aerea
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Chaetomorpha antennina
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Chaetomorpha brachygona
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Chaetomorpha californica
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Chaetomorpha capillaris
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Chaetomorpha coliformis
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Chaetomorpha firma
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Chaetomorpha gracilis
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Chaetomorpha indica
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Chaetomorpha kerguelensis
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Chaetomorpha linum
[Floating chaetomorpha]
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Chaetomorpha melagonium
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Chaetomorpha spiralis
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Cladophora albida
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Cladophora catenata
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Cladophora coelothrix
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Cladophora colabensis
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Cladophora conferta
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Cladophora dalmatica
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Cladophora echinus
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Cladophora flexuosa
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Cladophora fusca
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Cladophora glomerata
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Cladophora herpestica
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Cladophora hutchinsiae
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Cladophora koeiei
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Cladophora laetevirens
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Cladophora liebetruthii
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Cladophora liniformis
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Cladophora montagneana
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Cladophora nitellopsis
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Cladophora patentiramea
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Cladophora pellucida
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Cladophora perpusilla
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Cladophora prolifera
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Cladophora radiosa
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Cladophora ruchingeri
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Cladophora rupestris
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Cladophora sericea
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Cladophora sericioides
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Cladophora sibogae
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Cladophora socialis
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Cladophora vadorum
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Cladophora vagabunda
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Rhizoclonium africanum
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Rhizoclonium riparium
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Rhizoclonium robustum
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Rhizoclonium tortuosum
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49 Species of Family Cladophoraceae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bryobesia johannae Western Central Atlantic
Chaetomorpha aerea Pacific Ocean, Western In
Chaetomorpha antennina Eastern Pacific, Southwes
Chaetomorpha brachygona Western Central Atlantic
Chaetomorpha californica Western Indian Ocean
Chaetomorpha capillaris Northeast Atlantic
Chaetomorpha coliformis Western Indo-Pacific.
Chaetomorpha firma Southeast Pacific
Chaetomorpha gracilis Western Central Atlantic
Chaetomorpha indica Western Central Pacific a
Chaetomorpha kerguelensis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Chaetomorpha linum Floating chaetomorpha Eastern Pacific, Western
Chaetomorpha melagonium Northeast Atlantic
Chaetomorpha spiralis Southeast Pacific
Cladophora albida Northeast Atlantic and We
Cladophora catenata Western Central Atlantic
Cladophora coelothrix Western Indian Ocean.
Cladophora colabensis Western Indian Ocean
Cladophora conferta Western Central Pacific
Cladophora dalmatica Northeast Atlantic and We
Cladophora echinus Western Indian Ocean
Cladophora flexuosa Western Indian Ocean
Cladophora fusca Southwest Pacific
Cladophora glomerata Northeast Atlantic
Cladophora herpestica Indo-Pacific. Tropical t
Cladophora hutchinsiae Northeast Atlantic
Cladophora koeiei Western Indian Ocean.
Cladophora laetevirens Western Central Atlantic
Cladophora liebetruthii Western Central Atlantic
Cladophora liniformis Northeast Atlantic
Cladophora montagneana Western Central Atlantic
Cladophora nitellopsis Western Indian Ocean.
Cladophora patentiramea Western Central Pacific a
Cladophora pellucida Western Central Pacific
Cladophora perpusilla Southeast Pacific
Cladophora prolifera Southwest Pacific, Wester
Cladophora radiosa Western Indian Ocean
Cladophora ruchingeri Northeast Atlantic
Cladophora rupestris Southeast Pacific and the
Cladophora sericea Northeast Atlantic
Cladophora sericioides Western Indian Ocean.
Cladophora sibogae Western Pacific and India
Cladophora socialis Indo-Pacific.
Cladophora vadorum Northeast Atlantic
Cladophora vagabunda Western Central Atlantic,
Rhizoclonium africanum Southeast Pacific
Rhizoclonium riparium Atlantic Ocean and Indo-W
Rhizoclonium robustum Southeast Pacific
Rhizoclonium tortuosum Southeast Pacific and Wes



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