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Family: Ischnochitonidae chitons [narrow chitons] (See list of species below)

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33 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Callochiton bouveti
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Callochiton puniceus
[red-purple sea cradle]
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Callochiton steinenii
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Connexochiton bromleyi
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Connexochiton platynomenus
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Ischnochiton australis
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Ischnochiton boninensis
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Ischnochiton circumvallatus
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Ischnochiton elongatus
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Ischnochiton granulifer
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Ischnochiton intermedius
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Ischnochiton kaasi
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Ischnochiton luteoroseus
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Ischnochiton maorianus
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Ischnochiton pectinatus
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Ischnochiton punctulatissimus
[brown spotted sea cradle]
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Ischnochiton pusio
[Mahogany sea cradle]
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Ischnochiton stramineus
[white sea cradle]
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Ischnochiton textilis
[textile chiton]
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Ischnochiton tsekosi
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Ischnochiton usticensis
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Ischnochiton variegatus
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Ischnochiton yerburyi
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Lepidozona beui
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Lepidozona radians
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Lepidozona retiporosa
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Micichiton callisto
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Stenosemus albus
[white nothern chiton]
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Stenosemus exaratus
[furrowed sea cradle]
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Stenosemus vanbellei
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Thermochiton undocostatus
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Tonicina zschaui
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Tripoplax trifida
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33 Species of Family Ischnochitonidae
(chitons [narrow chitons])
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Callochiton bouveti Western Atlantic and Indo
Callochiton puniceus red-purple sea cradle Western Atlantic and East 2.4 DL
Callochiton steinenii Western Atlantic.
Connexochiton bromleyi Western Atlantic.
Connexochiton platynomenus Mediterranean.
Ischnochiton australis Eastern Indian Ocean
Ischnochiton boninensis Northwest Pacific 3.17499995231628 TL
Ischnochiton circumvallatus Southwest Pacific
Ischnochiton elongatus Eastern Indian Ocean
Ischnochiton granulifer Southwest Pacific
Ischnochiton intermedius Southwest Pacific
Ischnochiton kaasi Western Atlantic.
Ischnochiton luteoroseus Southwest Pacific
Ischnochiton maorianus Southwest Pacific.
Ischnochiton pectinatus Western Atlantic.
Ischnochiton punctulatissimus brown spotted sea cradle Southeast Pacific
Ischnochiton pusio Mahogany sea cradle Southwest Atlantic and So
Ischnochiton stramineus white sea cradle Western Atlantic and East 1.9 DL
Ischnochiton textilis textile chiton Southeast Atlantic 5 SHL
Ischnochiton tsekosi Mediterranean Sea.
Ischnochiton usticensis Mediterranean
Ischnochiton variegatus Eastern Indian Ocean
Ischnochiton yerburyi Western Indian Ocean.
Lepidozona beui Southwest Pacific
Lepidozona radians Northeast Pacific
Lepidozona retiporosa Northeast Pacific
Micichiton callisto Northeast Pacific
Stenosemus albus white nothern chiton Northern Atlantic, Pacifi 1.26999998092651 TL
Stenosemus exaratus furrowed sea cradle Arctic and Sub-Antarctic 1.8 DL
Stenosemus vanbellei Mediterranean Sea.
Thermochiton undocostatus Northwest Pacific
Tonicina zschaui Western Atlantic and Anta
Tripoplax trifida Northeast Pacific.



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