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Family: Nematocarcinidae spider shrimps (See list of species below)

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25 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Lipkius holthuisi
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Nematocarcinus africanus
[African spider shrimp]
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Nematocarcinus agassizii
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Nematocarcinus altus
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Nematocarcinus burukovskyi
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Nematocarcinus combensis
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Nematocarcinus crosnieri
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Nematocarcinus cursor
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Nematocarcinus ensifer
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Nematocarcinus exilis
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Nematocarcinus gracilis
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Nematocarcinus lanceopes
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Nematocarcinus longirostris
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Nematocarcinus machaerophorus
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Nematocarcinus parvus
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Nematocarcinus productus
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Nematocarcinus proximatus
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Nematocarcinus pseudocursor
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Nematocarcinus richeri
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Nematocarcinus romenskyi
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Nematocarcinus rotundus
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Nematocarcinus serratus
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Nematocarcinus tenuirostris
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Nematocarcinus undulatipes
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Nigmatullinus acanthitelsonis
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25 Species of Family Nematocarcinidae
(spider shrimps)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Lipkius holthuisi Southwest Pacific
Nematocarcinus africanus African spider shrimp Eastern Atlantic 10.3999996185303 TL
Nematocarcinus agassizii Eastern Central Pacific
Nematocarcinus altus Western Central Pacific
Nematocarcinus burukovskyi Southwest Pacific.
Nematocarcinus combensis Central Pacific.
Nematocarcinus crosnieri Western Central Pacific.
Nematocarcinus cursor Western Atlantic
Nematocarcinus ensifer Eastern Pacific and Weste
Nematocarcinus exilis Southwest Pacific
Nematocarcinus gracilis Indo-Pacific.
Nematocarcinus lanceopes Indo-Pacific and Antarcti
Nematocarcinus longirostris Antarctic and Southwest P
Nematocarcinus machaerophorus Eastern Central Pacific
Nematocarcinus parvus Western Central Pacific.
Nematocarcinus productus Western Pacific.
Nematocarcinus proximatus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nematocarcinus pseudocursor Southeast Pacific
Nematocarcinus richeri Western Central Pacific.
Nematocarcinus romenskyi Atlantic and Indian Ocean
Nematocarcinus rotundus Western Atlantic
Nematocarcinus serratus Southeast Pacific
Nematocarcinus tenuirostris Western Central Pacific
Nematocarcinus undulatipes Western Pacific
Nigmatullinus acanthitelsonis Western Central Pacific.



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