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Family: Pycnophyidae (See list of species below)

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54 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Kinorhynchus anomalus
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Kinorhynchus apotomus
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Kinorhynchus belizensis
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Kinorhynchus cataphractus
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Kinorhynchus deirophorus
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Kinorhynchus distens
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Kinorhynchus erismatus
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Kinorhynchus fimbriatus
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Kinorhynchus giganteus
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Kinorhynchus iliocryptus
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Kinorhynchus langi
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Kinorhynchus mainensis
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Kinorhynchus paraneapolitanus
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Kinorhynchus phyllotropis
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Kinorhynchus spinosus
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Kinorhynchus stenopygus
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Kinorhynchus trisetosus
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Kinorhynchus yushini
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Pycnophyes australensis
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Pycnophyes beaufortensis
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Pycnophyes borealis
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Pycnophyes calmani
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Pycnophyes canadensis
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Pycnophyes carinatus
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Pycnophyes chilensis
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Pycnophyes chukchiensis
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Pycnophyes communis
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Pycnophyes corrugatus
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Pycnophyes cryopygus
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Pycnophyes dentatus
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Pycnophyes denticulatus
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Pycnophyes ecphantor
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Pycnophyes egyptensis
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Pycnophyes emarginatus
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Pycnophyes faveolus
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Pycnophyes flaveolatus
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Pycnophyes frequens
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Pycnophyes greenlandicus
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Pycnophyes iniorhaptus
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Pycnophyes kielensis
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Pycnophyes longicornis
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Pycnophyes maximus
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Pycnophyes moderatus
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Pycnophyes mokievskii
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Pycnophyes newguinensis
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Pycnophyes newzealandiensis
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Pycnophyes ponticus
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Pycnophyes rectilineatus
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Pycnophyes robustus
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Pycnophyes rugosus
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Pycnophyes sanjuanensis
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Pycnophyes spitsbergensis
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Pycnophyes tubuliferus
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Pycnophyes zelinkaei
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54 Species of Family Pycnophyidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Kinorhynchus anomalus Southeast Pacific
Kinorhynchus apotomus Caribbean Sea
Kinorhynchus belizensis Caribbean Sea
Kinorhynchus cataphractus Northwest Atlantic
Kinorhynchus deirophorus Caribbean Sea
Kinorhynchus distens Caribbean Sea
Kinorhynchus erismatus Caribbean Sea
Kinorhynchus fimbriatus Western Central Atlantic 0.0697 TL
Kinorhynchus giganteus Northeast Atlantic and th 0.08 TL
Kinorhynchus iliocryptus Northwest Atlantic and Ea
Kinorhynchus langi Western Atlantic
Kinorhynchus mainensis Northwest Atlantic
Kinorhynchus paraneapolitanus Black Sea 0.068 TL
Kinorhynchus phyllotropis Southwest Pacific
Kinorhynchus spinosus Southwest Atlantic.
Kinorhynchus stenopygus Caribbean Sea
Kinorhynchus trisetosus Caribbean Sea
Kinorhynchus yushini Northwest Pacific
Pycnophyes australensis West Central Pacific
Pycnophyes beaufortensis Western Atlantic
Pycnophyes borealis Arctic Ocean.
Pycnophyes calmani Northeast Atlantic.
Pycnophyes canadensis Arctic Ocean.
Pycnophyes carinatus Mediterranean Sea
Pycnophyes chilensis Southeast Pacific
Pycnophyes chukchiensis Arctic Ocean.
Pycnophyes communis Mediterranean 0.069 TRKL
Pycnophyes corrugatus Caribbean Sea
Pycnophyes cryopygus Arctic Ocean.
Pycnophyes dentatus Northeast Atlantic and th
Pycnophyes denticulatus Northeast Atlantic and th
Pycnophyes ecphantor Caribbean Sea
Pycnophyes egyptensis Western Indian Ocean
Pycnophyes emarginatus Caribbean Sea
Pycnophyes faveolus Southwest Pacific
Pycnophyes flaveolatus Northeast Atlantic; Medit
Pycnophyes frequens Atlantic Ocean 0.081 TL
Pycnophyes greenlandicus Arctic Ocean.
Pycnophyes iniorhaptus Caribbean Sea
Pycnophyes kielensis Northeast Atlantic and th
Pycnophyes longicornis Caribbean Sea
Pycnophyes maximus Northeast Atlantic.
Pycnophyes moderatus Northeast Atlantic and th
Pycnophyes mokievskii Arctic
Pycnophyes newguinensis Western Central Pacific
Pycnophyes newzealandiensis Southwest Pacific
Pycnophyes ponticus Mediterranean and Black S
Pycnophyes rectilineatus Northeast Atlantic and th
Pycnophyes robustus Mediterranean Sea
Pycnophyes rugosus Mediterranean Sea
Pycnophyes sanjuanensis Canada
Pycnophyes spitsbergensis Arctic
Pycnophyes tubuliferus Northwest Pacific
Pycnophyes zelinkaei Northeast Atlantic



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