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Family: Hippoporinidae (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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Codonellina galeata
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Hippomenella fissurata
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Hippomenella mucronelliformis
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Hippomenella vellicata
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Hippopleurifera belizae
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Hippopleurifera pulchra
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Hippoporella gorgonensis
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Hippoporidra edax
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Hippoporidra lusitania
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Hippoporina aulacomyae
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Hippoporina chilota
[Chiloe's hippoporina]
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Hippoporina fallax
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Hippoporina pertusa
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Hippoporina porcellana
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Hippothyris aganactete
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Pentapora foliacea
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Pentapora ottomulleriana
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17 Species of Family Hippoporinidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Codonellina galeata Southwest Atlantic and An
Hippomenella fissurata Western Central Atlantic
Hippomenella mucronelliformis Mediterranean Sea.
Hippomenella vellicata Southern Pacific and Sout
Hippopleurifera belizae Western Central Atlantic
Hippopleurifera pulchra Mediterranean Sea.
Hippoporella gorgonensis Eastern Central Pacific
Hippoporidra edax Western Central Atlantic
Hippoporidra lusitania Northeast Atlantic
Hippoporina aulacomyae Southwest Atlantic
Hippoporina chilota Chiloe's hippoporina Southeast Pacific and Sou
Hippoporina fallax Western Central Pacific
Hippoporina pertusa Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Hippoporina porcellana Eastern Central Pacific
Hippothyris aganactete Southwest Pacific
Pentapora foliacea Northeast Atlantic
Pentapora ottomulleriana Mediterranean Sea.



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