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Family: Scolecitrichidae (See list of species below)

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38 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amallothrix gracilis
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Amallothrix lobata
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Grievella shanki
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Lophothrix frontalis
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Lophothrix latipes
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Pseudoamallothrix emarginata
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Pseudoamallothrix ovata
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Racovitzanus antarcticus
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Scaphocalanus brevicornis
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Scaphocalanus brevirostris
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Scaphocalanus curtus
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Scaphocalanus echinatus
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Scaphocalanus longifurca
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Scaphocalanus magnus
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Scaphocalanus major
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Scaphocalanus polaris
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Scaphocalanus subcurtus
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Scolecithricella abyssalis
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Scolecithricella abyssalis   
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Scolecithricella auropecten
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Scolecithricella bradyi
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Scolecithricella dentata
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Scolecithricella glacialis
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Scolecithricella longispinosa
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Scolecithricella minor
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Scolecithricella tenuiserrata
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Scolecithricella tropica
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Scolecithricella valens
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Scolecithricella vittata
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Scolecithrix bradyi
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Scolecithrix danae
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Scolecithrix minor
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Scolecithrix nicobarica
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Scottocalanus australis
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Scottocalanus helenae
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Scottocalanus persecans
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Scottocalanus securifrons
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Scottocalanus thomasi
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38 Species of Family Scolecitrichidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amallothrix gracilis Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Amallothrix lobata Western Central Pacific.
Grievella shanki Southwest Pacific.
Lophothrix frontalis Northwest Pacific
Lophothrix latipes Northwest Pacific
Pseudoamallothrix emarginata Atlantic Ocean.
Pseudoamallothrix ovata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Racovitzanus antarcticus Northeast Pacific
Scaphocalanus brevicornis Western Pacific and the A
Scaphocalanus brevirostris Atlantic Ocean.
Scaphocalanus curtus Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Scaphocalanus echinatus Northwest Pacific
Scaphocalanus longifurca Western Pacific
Scaphocalanus magnus Western Central Atlantic
Scaphocalanus major Atlantic, Pacific and Ind
Scaphocalanus polaris Arctic
Scaphocalanus subcurtus Atlantic Ocean.
Scolecithricella abyssalis Northwest Pacific
Scolecithricella abyssalis    Western Pacific
Scolecithricella auropecten Northwest Pacific
Scolecithricella bradyi Northwest Pacific
Scolecithricella dentata Northwest Pacific
Scolecithricella glacialis Antarctic Atlantic
Scolecithricella longispinosa Northwest Pacific
Scolecithricella minor Pacific Ocean, Arctic and
Scolecithricella tenuiserrata Northwest Pacific
Scolecithricella tropica Western Pacific
Scolecithricella valens Atlantic Ocean.
Scolecithricella vittata Northwest Pacific
Scolecithrix bradyi Northwest Pacific
Scolecithrix danae Western Pacific.
Scolecithrix minor Antarctic Indian Ocean
Scolecithrix nicobarica Northwest Pacific
Scottocalanus australis Northwest Pacific
Scottocalanus helenae Northwest Pacific
Scottocalanus persecans Northwest Pacific
Scottocalanus securifrons Northwest Pacific
Scottocalanus thomasi Atlantic Ocean.



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