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Family: Galaxauraceae (See list of species below)

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17 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Actinotrichia fragilis
[spikeweed]
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Dichotomaria marginata
[]
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Dichotomaria obtusata
[]
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Galaxaura barbata
[]
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Galaxaura comans
[]
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Galaxaura divaricata
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Galaxaura filamentosa
[]
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Galaxaura intermedia
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Galaxaura paschalis
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Galaxaura rugosa
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Nothogenia fastigiata
[branched chaetangium]
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Scinaia confusa
[fleshy bush seaweed]
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Scinaia furcellata
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Scinaia hormoides
[Moniliform sea moss]
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Scinaia tsinglanensis
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Tricleocarpa cylindrica
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Tricleocarpa fragilis
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17 Species of Family Galaxauraceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Actinotrichia fragilis spikeweed Western Central Pacific
Dichotomaria marginata Atlantic to Indo-Pacific.
Dichotomaria obtusata Western Central Atlantic
Galaxaura barbata Southeast Pacific
Galaxaura comans Western Central Atlantic
Galaxaura divaricata Indo-West Pacific
Galaxaura filamentosa Pacific Ocean.
Galaxaura intermedia Southeast Pacific
Galaxaura paschalis Southeast Pacific
Galaxaura rugosa Indo-Pacific and Western
Nothogenia fastigiata branched chaetangium Southern Oceans 10 TL
Scinaia confusa fleshy bush seaweed Eastern Pacific
Scinaia furcellata Northeast Atlantic
Scinaia hormoides Moniliform sea moss Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Scinaia tsinglanensis Indian Ocean
Tricleocarpa cylindrica Eastern Indian Ocean and
Tricleocarpa fragilis Western Central Atlantic



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