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Family: Paracalanidae (See list of species below)

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23 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acrocalanus andersoni
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Acrocalanus gibber
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Acrocalanus gracilis
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Acrocalanus longicornis
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Acrocalanus monachus
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Andronovius nudus
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Bestiolina arabica
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Calocalanus contractus
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Calocalanus gracilis
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Calocalanus namibiensis
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Calocalanus neptunus
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Calocalanus pavo
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Calocalanus pavoninus
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Calocalanus plumulosus
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Calocalanus styliremis
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Paracalanus aculeatus
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Paracalanus crassirostris
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Paracalanus gracilis
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Paracalanus nanus
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Paracalanus parvus
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Paracalanus pygmaeus
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Paracalanus quasimodo
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Parvocalanus crassirostris
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23 Species of Family Paracalanidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acrocalanus andersoni Northwest Pacific
Acrocalanus gibber Indo-West Pacific.
Acrocalanus gracilis Western Pacific.
Acrocalanus longicornis Northwest Pacific
Acrocalanus monachus Northwest Pacific
Andronovius nudus Northwest Pacific
Bestiolina arabica Western Indian Ocean
Calocalanus contractus Northwest Pacific
Calocalanus gracilis Northwest Pacific
Calocalanus namibiensis Southwest Pacific and Sou
Calocalanus neptunus Southwest Pacific and Atl
Calocalanus pavo Northwest Pacific
Calocalanus pavoninus Northwest Pacific
Calocalanus plumulosus Northwest Pacific
Calocalanus styliremis Northwest Pacific
Paracalanus aculeatus Indo-West Pacific and Wes
Paracalanus crassirostris Indo-West Pacific.
Paracalanus gracilis Northwest Pacific
Paracalanus nanus Northwest Pacific
Paracalanus parvus Indo-Pacific and Northeas
Paracalanus pygmaeus Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Paracalanus quasimodo Atlantic Ocean.
Parvocalanus crassirostris Indo-West Pacific



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