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Family: Dasyaceae (See list of species below)

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20 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Dasya anastomosans
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Dasya antillarum
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Dasya baillouviana
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Dasya crouaniana
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Dasya hutchinsiae
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Dasya mollis
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Dasya ocellata
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Dasya rigidula
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Dasya villosa
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Grateloupia americana
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Grateloupia comorinii
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Grateloupia doryphora
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Grateloupia filicina
[chop-chop]
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Grateloupia lanceolata
[narrow iodine seaweed]
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Grateloupia subpectinata
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Halydictyon mirabile
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Heterosiphonia berkeleyi
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Heterosiphonia crispella
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Heterosiphonia plumosa
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Rhodoptilum plumosum
[plumose red braid]
20 Species of Family Dasyaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Dasya anastomosans Western Indian Ocean.
Dasya antillarum Western Central Atlantic
Dasya baillouviana Indo-West Pacific and Wes
Dasya crouaniana Western Central Atlantic
Dasya hutchinsiae Northeast Atlantic
Dasya mollis Western Central Atlantic
Dasya ocellata Western Indian Ocean
Dasya rigidula Western Central Atlantic
Dasya villosa Southeast Pacific
Grateloupia americana Eastern Pacific
Grateloupia comorinii Western Indian Ocean
Grateloupia doryphora Eastern Atlantic, Western
Grateloupia filicina chop-chop Circumtropical.
Grateloupia lanceolata narrow iodine seaweed Eastern Pacific
Grateloupia subpectinata Mediterranean
Halydictyon mirabile Western Central Atlantic
Heterosiphonia berkeleyi Antarctic Indian Ocean
Heterosiphonia crispella Indo-Pacific and Western
Heterosiphonia plumosa Northeast Atlantic
Rhodoptilum plumosum plumose red braid Eastern Pacific



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