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Family: Membraniporidae (See list of species below)

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17 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthodesia savarti
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Biflustra arborescens
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Biflustra denticulata
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Biflustra grandicella
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Biflustra savartii
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Conopeum commensale
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Conopeum nakanosum

Conopeum reticulum
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Conopeum seurati
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Conopeum tenuissimum
[Lacy crust bryozoan]
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Jellyella eburnea
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Jellyella tuberculata
[Calcareous membranipora]
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Membranipora isabelleana
[Kelp membranipora]

Membranipora membranacea
[Kelp encrusting bryozoan]
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Membranipora tenuis
[White crust]
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Membranipora villosa
[Kelp-encrusting bryozoan]
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Ramphonotus inermis
17 Species of Family Membraniporidae
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthodesia savarti Western Central Pacific
Biflustra arborescens Eastern Pacific and Weste
Biflustra denticulata Western Central Atlantic
Biflustra grandicella Northwest Pacific
Biflustra savartii Eastern Pacific
Conopeum commensale Eastern Central Pacific
Conopeum nakanosum Northwest Pacific
Conopeum reticulum Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Conopeum seurati Northeast Atlantic and th
Conopeum tenuissimum Lacy crust bryozoan Northwest Atlantic.
Jellyella eburnea Pacific Ocean
Jellyella tuberculata Calcareous membranipora Indo-Pacific and Western
Membranipora isabelleana Kelp membranipora Eastern Pacific and South
Membranipora membranacea Kelp encrusting bryozoan Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 5 WD
Membranipora tenuis White crust Southeast Pacific, Atlant
Membranipora villosa Kelp-encrusting bryozoan Northeast Pacific
Ramphonotus inermis Antarctic Indian Ocean

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