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Family: Galeommatidae (See list of species below)

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62 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aclistothyra atlantica
[Atlantic galeommatid]
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Aclistothyra orientalis
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Amphilepida aurantia
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Divariscintilla cordiformis
[heart-shaped galeommatid]
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Divariscintilla luteocrinita
[yellow-tentacled galeommatid]
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Divariscintilla maoria
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Divariscintilla octotentaculata
[eight-tentacle galeommatid]
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Divariscintilla troglodytes
[hole-dwelling galeommatid]
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Divariscintilla yoyo
[yoyo galeommatid]
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Entovalva semperi
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Ephippodonta gigas
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Ephippodonta oedipus
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Galeomma ambigua
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Galeomma layardi
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Galeomma macrochisma
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Galeomma obockensis
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Galeomma phuketi
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Galeomma politum
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Galeomma pulchra
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Galeomma sagenata
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Galeomma turtoni
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Lasaea nipponica
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Lasaea undulata
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Nudiscintilla glabra
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Pseudogaleomma japonica
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Pseudokellia cardiformis
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Pseudokellya franki
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Pseudokellya georgiana
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Pseudokellya inexpectata
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Pythina deshayesiana
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Scintilla agilis
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Scintilla anomala
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Scintilla brissae
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Scintilla cuvieri
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Scintilla dubia
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Scintilla eburnea
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Scintilla imperatoris
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Scintilla larcombae
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Scintilla longitentaculata
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Scintilla lynchae
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Scintilla macrodactylus
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Scintilla minor
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Scintilla mortoni
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Scintilla nitidella
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Scintilla opalinus
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Scintilla ovalis
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Scintilla ovulina
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Scintilla papillosa
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Scintilla philippinensis
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Scintilla pisum
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Scintilla sannio
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Scintilla siamense
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Scintilla solidula
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Scintilla stevensoni
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Scintilla timorensis
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Scintilla unicornia
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Scintilla verrucosa
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Scintilla violescens
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Scintillona bellerophon
[sea-cucumber galeommatid]
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Scintillona zelandica
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Vasconiella jeffreysiana
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Waldo trapezialis
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62 Species of Family Galeommatidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aclistothyra atlantica Atlantic galeommatid Western Atlantic. 1.1 DL
Aclistothyra orientalis Eastern Indian Ocean 1 SL
Amphilepida aurantia Indo-Pacific. 0.97 TL
Divariscintilla cordiformis heart-shaped galeommatid Western Central Atlantic 0.64 DL
Divariscintilla luteocrinita yellow-tentacled galeommatid Western Central Atlantic 0.55 DL
Divariscintilla maoria Southwest Pacific
Divariscintilla octotentaculata eight-tentacle galeommatid Western Central Atlantic 0.53 DL
Divariscintilla troglodytes hole-dwelling galeommatid Western Central Atlantic 0.59 DL
Divariscintilla yoyo yoyo galeommatid Western Central Atlantic 0.39 DL
Entovalva semperi Western Pacific
Ephippodonta gigas Indo-West Pacific 1.9 SHL
Ephippodonta oedipus Western Pacific
Galeomma ambigua Indo-West Pacific. 1.72 SHL
Galeomma layardi Indo-West Pacific. 0.82 SHL
Galeomma macrochisma Eastern Central Pacific
Galeomma obockensis Indian Ocean 1.31 SHL
Galeomma phuketi Eastern Indian Ocean 0.6 SHL
Galeomma politum Mediterranean Sea
Galeomma pulchra Western Indian Ocean
Galeomma sagenata Western Indian Ocean 0.481 SHL
Galeomma turtoni Mediterranean Sea
Lasaea nipponica Western Pacific.
Lasaea undulata Pacific Ocean.
Nudiscintilla glabra Eastern Indian Ocean 0.68 SHL
Pseudogaleomma japonica Indo-West Pacific. Tropic 1.02 SHL
Pseudokellia cardiformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Pseudokellya franki Western Atlantic.
Pseudokellya georgiana Western Atlantic.
Pseudokellya inexpectata Atlantic Ocean.
Pythina deshayesiana Northwest Pacific
Scintilla agilis Eastern Indian Ocean 0.61 SHL
Scintilla anomala Indo- Pacific 1.082 SHL
Scintilla brissae Western Pacific
Scintilla cuvieri Indo- West Pacific 1.9 SHL
Scintilla dubia Eastern Indian Ocean and 0.73 SHL
Scintilla eburnea Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Scintilla imperatoris Indo- West Pacific
Scintilla larcombae Western Indian Ocean 0.329 TL
Scintilla longitentaculata Eastern Indian Ocean 0.55 SHL
Scintilla lynchae Western Indian Ocean 1 TL
Scintilla macrodactylus Eastern Indian Ocean 0.46 SHL
Scintilla minor Eastern Indian Ocean
Scintilla mortoni Eastern Indian Ocean
Scintilla nitidella Indo- Pacific
Scintilla opalinus Western Pacific.
Scintilla ovalis Eastern Indian Ocean
Scintilla ovulina Indo-West Pacific 1.07 SHL
Scintilla papillosa Eastern Indian Ocean
Scintilla philippinensis Indo-West Pacific 1.62 SHL
Scintilla pisum Western Indian Ocean 0.849 TL
Scintilla sannio Eastern Indian Ocean
Scintilla siamense Eastern Indian Ocean 1.1 SHL
Scintilla solidula Western Pacific
Scintilla stevensoni Southwest Pacific
Scintilla timorensis Western Pacific
Scintilla unicornia Eastern Indian Ocean 0.74 SHL
Scintilla verrucosa Eastern Indian Ocean 0.68 SHL
Scintilla violescens Indo- West Pacific 0.72 SHL
Scintillona bellerophon sea-cucumber galeommatid To be filled.
Scintillona zelandica Southwest Pacific
Vasconiella jeffreysiana Mediterranean Sea.
Waldo trapezialis Western Atlantic. 0.29 DL



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