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Family: Alvinocarididae (See list of species below)

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22 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Alvinocaris alexander
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Alvinocaris brevitelsonis
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Alvinocaris dissimilis
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Alvinocaris leurokolos
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Alvinocaris longirostris
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Alvinocaris lusca
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Alvinocaris markensis
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Alvinocaris methanophila
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Alvinocaris muricola
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Alvinocaris niwa
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Alvinocaris stactophila
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Alvinocaris williamsi
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Chorocaris chacei
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Chorocaris paulexa
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Chorocaris vandoverae
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Mirocaris fortunata
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Mirocaris indica
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Nautilocaris saintlaurentae
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Opaepele loihi
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Rimicaris exoculata
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Rimicaris kairei
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Shinkaicaris leurokolos
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22 Species of Family Alvinocarididae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alvinocaris alexander Southwest Pacific
Alvinocaris brevitelsonis Northwest Pacific.
Alvinocaris dissimilis Northwest Pacific.
Alvinocaris leurokolos Northwest Pacific.
Alvinocaris longirostris Western Pacific
Alvinocaris lusca Eastern Central Pacific.
Alvinocaris markensis North Atlantic.
Alvinocaris methanophila Northwest Atlantic.
Alvinocaris muricola Western Central Atlantic.
Alvinocaris niwa Southwest Pacific
Alvinocaris stactophila Western Central Atlantic
Alvinocaris williamsi Northeast Atlantic.
Chorocaris chacei Atlantic Ocean.
Chorocaris paulexa Southwest Pacific.
Chorocaris vandoverae Western Central Pacific.
Mirocaris fortunata Atlantic Ocean.
Mirocaris indica Western Indian Ocean.
Nautilocaris saintlaurentae Western Pacific
Opaepele loihi Hawaii.
Rimicaris exoculata Atlantic Ocean.
Rimicaris kairei Western Indian Ocean.
Shinkaicaris leurokolos Northwest Pacific.



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