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Family: Janthinidae (See list of species below)

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10 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Janthina exigua
[dwarf janthina]


Janthina globosa
[elongate janthina]


Janthina janthina
[janthina]
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Janthina pallida
[pale janthina]
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Janthina prolongata
[globose violet snail]
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Janthina umbilicata
[small violet snail]
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Recluzia hargravesi
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Recluzia johnii
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Recluzia lutea
[recluzia snail]
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Recluzia rollandiana
[brown janthina]
10 Species of Family Janthinidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Janthina exigua dwarf janthina Atlantic, Pacific and the 1.53 DL
Janthina globosa elongate janthina Pacific Ocean, Atlantic, 2 DL
Janthina janthina janthina Atlantic, Pacific and the 3.7 DL
Janthina pallida pale janthina Western Central Pacific, 2.4 DL
Janthina prolongata globose violet snail North Pacific
Janthina umbilicata small violet snail Atlantic Ocean and Indo-P 0.95 DL
Recluzia hargravesi Indo-Pacific.
Recluzia johnii Indo-Pacific
Recluzia lutea recluzia snail Pacific Ocean.
Recluzia rollandiana brown janthina Indo-Pacific and Western 2.5 DL



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