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Family: Bonelliidae (See list of species below)

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28 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthohamingia shiplei
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Achaetobonellia maculata
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Achaetobonellia ricei
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Alomasoma belyaevi
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Alomasoma nordpacificum
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Amalosoma eddystonense
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Bengalus longiductus
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Bonellia viridis
[green spoon worm]
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Charcotus charcotus
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Charcotus clavatum
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Eubonellia longistomum
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Eubonellia noratlanticum
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Eubonellia valida
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Hamingia arctica
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Jacobia edmondsi
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Jakobia birsteini
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Jakobia densopapillata
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Jakobia similaris
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Maxmuelleria faex
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Maxmuelleria lankesteri
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Maxmuelleria verrucosum
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Nellobia eusoma
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Pseudobonellia biuterina
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Pseudoikedella achaeta
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Sluiterina kaikourae
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Sluiterina sibogae
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Torbenwolffia galatheae
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Zenkevitchiola brevirostris
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28 Species of Family Bonelliidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthohamingia shiplei Northwest Pacific
Achaetobonellia maculata Western Central Pacific a 7.9 TRKL
Achaetobonellia ricei Northeast Atlantic.
Alomasoma belyaevi Antarctic Atlantic
Alomasoma nordpacificum Northeast Atlantic.
Amalosoma eddystonense Northeast Atlantic
Bengalus longiductus Northeast Atlantic 4.1 TRKL
Bonellia viridis green spoon worm Northeast Atlantic and th 15 TL
Charcotus charcotus Northeast Atlantic 7.9 TRKL
Charcotus clavatum Northeast Atlantic
Eubonellia longistomum Northeast Atlantic.
Eubonellia noratlanticum Northeast Atlantic 6.6 TRKL
Eubonellia valida North Pacific Ocean.
Hamingia arctica Arctic, Northern Atlantic
Jacobia edmondsi Northeast Atlantic Ocean
Jakobia birsteini Northwest Pacific and Atl
Jakobia densopapillata Northeast Atlantic 9.7 TRKL
Jakobia similaris Northeast Atlantic 5.3 TRKL
Maxmuelleria faex Northeast Atlantic
Maxmuelleria lankesteri Northeast Atlantic
Maxmuelleria verrucosum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nellobia eusoma Canada
Pseudobonellia biuterina Western Central Pacific
Pseudoikedella achaeta Southwest Pacific and Ant
Sluiterina kaikourae Southwest Pacific
Sluiterina sibogae Northeast Atlantic and In
Torbenwolffia galatheae Northeast Atlantic
Zenkevitchiola brevirostris Eastern Indian Ocean and 2.4 TRKL



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