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Family: Idoteidae (See list of species below)

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71 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Batedotea elongata
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Colidotea findleyi
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Colidotea wallersteini
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Crabyzos elongatus
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Crabyzos longicaudatus
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Edotia lyonsi
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Edotia montosa
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Edotia oculopetiolata
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Edotia tangaroa
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Edotia triloba
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Engidotea cristata
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Erichsonella attenuata
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Erichsonella filiformis
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Erichsonella floridana
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Erichsonella isabelensis
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Euidotea bakeri
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Euidotea caeruleotincta
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Euidotea danai
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Euidotea halei
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Euidotea peronii
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Euidotea stricta
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Eusymmerus antennatus
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Idotea balthica
[Baltic isopod]
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Idotea brevicorna
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Idotea chelipes
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Idotea emarginata
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Idotea granulosa
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Idotea hectica
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Idotea linearis
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Idotea margaritacea
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Idotea metallica
[metallic isopod]
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Idotea montereyensis
[Monterey isopod]
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Idotea neglecta
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Idotea pelagica
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Idotea resecata
[eelgrass isopod]
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Idotea rufescens
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Idotea stenops
[feather boa isopod]
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Idotea urotoma
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Lyidotea nodata
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Paridotea aquarii
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Paridotea collingei
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Paridotea miersi
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Paridotea munda
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Paridotea simplex
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Paridotea ungulata
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Pentias namikawai
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Pentidotea australis
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Pentidotea wosnesenskii
[Vosnesensky's isopod]
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Synidotea angulata
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Synidotea bathyalis
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Synidotea bicuspida
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Synidotea fosteri
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Synidotea francesae
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Synidotea grisea
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Synidotea keablei
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Synidotea laevidorsalis
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Synidotea laticauda
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Synidotea marplatensis
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Synidotea media
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Synidotea muricata
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Synidotea nebulosa
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Synidotea nodulosa
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Synidotea pettiboneae
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Synidotea picta
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Synidotea setifer
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Synidotea watsonae
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Synischia levidensis
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Synisoma appendiculata
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Synisoma capito
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Synisoma carinata
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Synisoma lancifer
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71 Species of Family Idoteidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Batedotea elongata Southwest Pacific
Colidotea findleyi Eastern Central Pacific
Colidotea wallersteini Eastern Central Pacific
Crabyzos elongatus Southwest Pacific
Crabyzos longicaudatus Indo-West Pacific
Edotia lyonsi Western Central Atlantic
Edotia montosa N.W. Atlantic.
Edotia oculopetiolata Antarctic Atlantic
Edotia tangaroa Antarctic Pacific.
Edotia triloba Western Atlantic and East
Engidotea cristata Indo-West Pacific
Erichsonella attenuata Western Atlantic
Erichsonella filiformis Western Central Atlantic
Erichsonella floridana Western Central Atlantic
Erichsonella isabelensis Texas, USA.
Euidotea bakeri Indo-West Pacific
Euidotea caeruleotincta Eastern Indian Ocean
Euidotea danai Eastern Indian Ocean
Euidotea halei Indo-West Pacific
Euidotea peronii Indo-West Pacific
Euidotea stricta Indo-West Pacific
Eusymmerus antennatus Eastern Central Pacific
Idotea balthica Baltic isopod Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Idotea brevicorna Eastern Indian Ocean
Idotea chelipes Northeast Atlantic.
Idotea emarginata Northeast Atlantic
Idotea granulosa Northeast Atlantic.
Idotea hectica Mediterranean Sea
Idotea linearis Northeast Atlantic
Idotea margaritacea Southwest Pacific
Idotea metallica metallic isopod Circumglobal.
Idotea montereyensis Monterey isopod Eastern Pacific
Idotea neglecta Northeast Atlantic
Idotea pelagica Northeast Atlantic
Idotea resecata eelgrass isopod Eastern Pacific
Idotea rufescens British Columbia, Canada.
Idotea stenops feather boa isopod Eastern Pacific
Idotea urotoma Puget Sound.
Lyidotea nodata Indo-West Pacific
Paridotea aquarii Eastern Indian Ocean
Paridotea collingei Indo-West Pacific
Paridotea miersi Indo-West Pacific
Paridotea munda Northwest Pacific.
Paridotea simplex Indo-West Pacific
Paridotea ungulata Indo-West Pacific
Pentias namikawai Northwest Pacific.
Pentidotea australis Indo-West Pacific
Pentidotea wosnesenskii Vosnesensky's isopod Northern Pacific.
Synidotea angulata Washington, USA.
Synidotea bathyalis Arctic Sea.
Synidotea bicuspida Northeast Pacific, Northw
Synidotea fosteri Florida, USA.
Synidotea francesae Eastern Central Pacific
Synidotea grisea Southwest Pacific
Synidotea keablei Southwest Pacific
Synidotea laevidorsalis Indo-West Pacific
Synidotea laticauda Pacific
Synidotea marplatensis Southwest Atlantic
Synidotea media California, USA.
Synidotea muricata Northern Pacific and the
Synidotea nebulosa Alaska, USA.
Synidotea nodulosa Greenland.
Synidotea pettiboneae Washington, USA.
Synidotea picta Alaska, USA.
Synidotea setifer Western Indian Ocean
Synidotea watsonae Southwest Pacific
Synischia levidensis Eastern Indian Ocean
Synisoma appendiculata Mediterranean Sea
Synisoma capito Mediterranean Sea
Synisoma carinata Mediterranean Sea
Synisoma lancifer Northeast Atlantic



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