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Family: Yoldiidae (See list of species below)

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75 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Megayoldia martyria
[oblique yoldia]
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Megayoldia montereyensis
[Monterey yoldia]
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Megayoldia thraciaeformis
[broad yoldia]
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Orthoyoldia lepidula
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Portlandia aestuariorum
[estuary yoldia]
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Portlandia arctica
[Arctic yoldia]
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Portlandia fraterna
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Portlandia frigida
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Portlandia intermedia
[intermediate yoldia]
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Portlandia isonota
[Kerguelen nut shell]
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Portlandia lenticula
[lenticulate yoldia]
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Portlandia minuscula
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Portlandia pachia
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Portlandia pygmaea
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Scissileda tropica
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Yoldia amygdalea
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Yoldia beringiana
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Yoldia callista
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Yoldia cooperii
[Cooper yoldia]


Yoldia eightsii
[Antarctic yoldia]
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Yoldia hyperborea
[northern yoldia]
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Yoldia limatula
[file yoldia]
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Yoldia liorhina
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Yoldia micrometrica
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Yoldia minima
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Yoldia myalis
[oval yoldia]
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Yoldia sapotilla
[shot yoldia]


Yoldia scissurata
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Yoldia seminuda
[oblique-lined yoldia]
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Yoldia similis
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Yoldia solenoides
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Yoldia woodwardi
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Yoldiella antarctica
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Yoldiella cecinella
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Yoldiella chilenica
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Yoldiella curta
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Yoldiella dicella
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Yoldiella dissimilis
[different yoldia]
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Yoldiella ecaudata
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Yoldiella expansa
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Yoldiella fraterna
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Yoldiella frigida
[frigid yoldia]
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Yoldiella granula
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Yoldiella inconspicua
[inconspicuous yoldia]
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Yoldiella indolens
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Yoldiella inflata
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Yoldiella insculpta
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Yoldiella intermedia
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Yoldiella iris
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Yoldiella jeffreysi
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Yoldiella lenticula
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Yoldiella librata
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Yoldiella lucida
[iridescent yoldia]
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Yoldiella messanensis
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Yoldiella nana
[sibling yoldia]
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Yoldiella obesa
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Yoldiella oblonga
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Yoldiella oleacina
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Yoldiella orcia
[California yoldia]
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Yoldiella ovulum
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Yoldiella philippiana
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Yoldiella profundorum
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Yoldiella propinqua
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Yoldiella pusilla
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Yoldiella sabrina
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Yoldiella sanesia
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Yoldiella siliqua
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Yoldiella solidula
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Yoldiella striolata
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Yoldiella subaequilatera
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Yoldiella subangulata
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Yoldiella tamara
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Yoldiella triolatae
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Yoldiella valettei
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Yoldiella wareni
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75 Species of Family Yoldiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Megayoldia martyria oblique yoldia Eastern Pacific.
Megayoldia montereyensis Monterey yoldia Eastern Pacific.
Megayoldia thraciaeformis broad yoldia Western Atlantic, Norther 6.5 TL
Orthoyoldia lepidula Western Central Pacific
Portlandia aestuariorum estuary yoldia Atlantic Ocean and the Ar
Portlandia arctica Arctic yoldia Atlantic Ocean, Eastern P
Portlandia fraterna Arctic and Western Atlant
Portlandia frigida Arctic and Northwest Atla
Portlandia intermedia intermediate yoldia Eastern Pacific, Atlantic
Portlandia isonota Kerguelen nut shell Endemic to Kerguelen.
Portlandia lenticula lenticulate yoldia Northern Atlantic and the
Portlandia minuscula Western Atlantic. 0.2 DL
Portlandia pachia Western Atlantic.
Portlandia pygmaea Western Atlantic.
Scissileda tropica Western Indian Ocean
Yoldia amygdalea Arctic and Northwest Atla
Yoldia beringiana Canada
Yoldia callista Western Atlantic. 0.25 DL
Yoldia cooperii Cooper yoldia Eastern Pacific.
Yoldia eightsii Antarctic yoldia Eastern Pacific, Southwes 3 SHL
Yoldia hyperborea northern yoldia Atlantic Ocean, Eastern P
Yoldia limatula file yoldia Arctic and Western Atlant 5 DL
Yoldia liorhina Western Central Atlantic 1.3 DL
Yoldia micrometrica Mediterranean Sea
Yoldia minima Mediterranean Sea.
Yoldia myalis oval yoldia Atlantic Ocean, Eastern P
Yoldia sapotilla shot yoldia Western Atlantic and the 3.5 DL
Yoldia scissurata Northern Pacific and the
Yoldia seminuda oblique-lined yoldia Northern and Central Paci 4 TL
Yoldia similis Northwest Pacific.
Yoldia solenoides Western Atlantic. 1.25 DL
Yoldia woodwardi Southeast Pacific, Southw 2 DL
Yoldiella antarctica Antarctic Atlantic
Yoldiella cecinella Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella chilenica Southeast Pacific.
Yoldiella curta Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella dicella Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella dissimilis different yoldia Northern Atlantic.
Yoldiella ecaudata Antarctic 0.3 SHL
Yoldiella expansa Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella fraterna Arctic and Northern Atlan
Yoldiella frigida frigid yoldia Atlantic, Arctic and the 0.4 DL
Yoldiella granula Southeast Pacific and Wes 0.3 DL
Yoldiella inconspicua inconspicuous yoldia Atlantic Ocean. Temperate
Yoldiella indolens Southeast Pacific.
Yoldiella inflata Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella insculpta Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella intermedia Northeast Atlantic and th
Yoldiella iris Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella jeffreysi Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella lenticula Northeast Atlantic and th
Yoldiella librata Southwest Pacific
Yoldiella lucida iridescent yoldia Atlantic Ocean and Medite
Yoldiella messanensis Eastern Atlantic.
Yoldiella nana sibling yoldia Atlantic Ocean, Eastern P
Yoldiella obesa Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Yoldiella oblonga Antarctic 0.4 SHL
Yoldiella oleacina Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella orcia California yoldia Eastern Pacific and North
Yoldiella ovulum Mediterranean Sea.
Yoldiella philippiana Northeast Atlantic and th
Yoldiella profundorum Northeast Atlantic 0.45 DL
Yoldiella propinqua Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella pusilla Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella sabrina Antarctic Atlantic.
Yoldiella sanesia Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella siliqua Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella solidula Atlantic Ocean and the Ar 0.36 DL
Yoldiella striolata Northeast Atlantic and th
Yoldiella subaequilatera Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella subangulata Northeast Atlantic
Yoldiella tamara Northeast Atlantic and th
Yoldiella triolatae Mediterranean Sea.
Yoldiella valettei Southeast Pacific, Wester
Yoldiella wareni Mediterranean Sea.



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