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Family: Philobryidae (See list of species below)

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28 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Adacnarca limopsoides
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Adacnarca nitens
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Cosa caribaea
[Caribbean cosa]
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Cosa tholiatus
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Cratis antillensis
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Cratis kanekoi
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Cratis thylicus
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Lissarca miliaris
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Lissarca notorcadensis
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Lissarca rubrofusca
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Philobrya antarctica
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Philobrya atlantica
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Philobrya barbarta
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Philobrya brattstromi
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Philobrya capillata
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Philobrya crispa
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Philobrya hamiltoni
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Philobrya inconspicua
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Philobrya kerguelensis
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Philobrya laevis
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Philobrya meridionalis
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Philobrya obesa
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Philobrya olstadi
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Philobrya quadrata
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Philobrya setosa
[hairy philobrya]


Philobrya sublaevis
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Philobrya ungulata
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Philobrya wandelensis
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28 Species of Family Philobryidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Adacnarca limopsoides Antarctic Atlantic
Adacnarca nitens Antarctic 0.8 SHL
Cosa caribaea Caribbean cosa Western Central Atlantic
Cosa tholiatus Rodriguez. 0.135 TL
Cratis antillensis Western Central Atlantic 0.7 DL
Cratis kanekoi Indo-Pacific. 0.277 H
Cratis thylicus Rodriguez only. 0.134 TL
Lissarca miliaris Eastern Pacific and the A 0.6 SHL
Lissarca notorcadensis Antarctic. 0.55 TL
Lissarca rubrofusca Western Atlantic. 0.56 DL
Philobrya antarctica Southeast Pacific
Philobrya atlantica Antarctica.
Philobrya barbarta Antarctica.
Philobrya brattstromi Western Atlantic and East 0.55 DL
Philobrya capillata Antarctic Atlantic
Philobrya crispa Western Atlantic and East 0.35 DL
Philobrya hamiltoni Southwest Pacific
Philobrya inconspicua Western Atlantic 0.27 DL
Philobrya kerguelensis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Philobrya laevis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Philobrya meridionalis Antarctica.
Philobrya obesa Antarctica.
Philobrya olstadi Antarctica.
Philobrya quadrata Southeast Pacific, Southw
Philobrya setosa hairy philobrya Eastern Pacific and Weste 0.5 TL
Philobrya sublaevis Southern Pacific, Southwe 0.6 SHL
Philobrya ungulata Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Philobrya wandelensis Southern Pacific, Southwe 0.5 SHL



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