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Family: Alcyonidiidae (See list of species below)

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16 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Alcyonidium albidum
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Alcyonidium australe
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Alcyonidium diaphanum
[sea chervil]
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Alcyonidium disciforme
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Alcyonidium gelatinosum
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Alcyonidium hirsutum
[sponge moss worm]
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Alcyonidium kermadecense
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Alcyonidium mamillatum
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Alcyonidium mytili
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Alcyonidium parasiticum
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Alcyonidium pedunculatum
[smooth leather bryozoan]
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Alcyonidium polyoum
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Alcyonidium radicellatum
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Alcyonidium variegatum
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Alcyonidium vermiculare
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Lobiancopora hyalina
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16 Species of Family Alcyonidiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alcyonidium albidum Northeast Atlantic and th
Alcyonidium australe Southwest Atlantic and So
Alcyonidium diaphanum sea chervil Northeast Atlantic and th
Alcyonidium disciforme Northeast Pacific and the
Alcyonidium gelatinosum Northern Atlantic, Arctic
Alcyonidium hirsutum sponge moss worm Northwest Pacific and Nor
Alcyonidium kermadecense Southwest Pacific
Alcyonidium mamillatum Northeast Atlantic and th
Alcyonidium mytili Southern Pacific, Atlanti
Alcyonidium parasiticum Northeast Atlantic.
Alcyonidium pedunculatum smooth leather bryozoan Northeast Pacific and the
Alcyonidium polyoum Atlantic Ocean.
Alcyonidium radicellatum Northeast Atlantic
Alcyonidium variegatum Mediterranean Sea.
Alcyonidium vermiculare Northeast Pacific and the
Lobiancopora hyalina Mediterranean Sea.



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