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Family: Paranthuridae (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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Califanthura anophthalma
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Califanthura dodecaseta
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Califanthura latimana
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Califanthura pingouin
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Califanthura rima
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Colanthura kensleyi
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Paranthura algophila
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Paranthura antarctica
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Paranthura argentinae
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Paranthura caribbiensis
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Paranthura costana
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Paranthura flagellata
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Paranthura floridensis
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Paranthura infundibulata
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Paranthura japonica
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Paranthura longitelson
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Paranthura neglecta
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Paranthura nigropunctata
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Paranthura nordenstami
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Paranthura possessia
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Paranthura setigera
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Pseudanthura baeckea
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22 Species of Family Paranthuridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Califanthura anophthalma Antarctic Indian Ocean
Califanthura dodecaseta Southeast Pacific
Califanthura latimana Antarctic Indian Ocean
Califanthura pingouin Antarctic Indian Ocean
Califanthura rima Southwest Pacific
Colanthura kensleyi Western Central Pacific
Paranthura algophila Western Indian Ocean
Paranthura antarctica Crozet Island, Kerguelen
Paranthura argentinae Southwest Atlantic
Paranthura caribbiensis Western Central Atlantic
Paranthura costana Northeast Atlantic and th
Paranthura flagellata Southwest Pacific
Paranthura floridensis Gulf of Mexico.
Paranthura infundibulata Western Central Atlantic
Paranthura japonica Japan.
Paranthura longitelson Eastern Central Pacific
Paranthura neglecta Antarctic Indian Ocean
Paranthura nigropunctata Mediterranean Sea
Paranthura nordenstami Southeast Pacific
Paranthura possessia Antarctic Indian Ocean
Paranthura setigera Western Central Pacific
Pseudanthura baeckea Western Pacific



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