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Family: Vanikoridae (See list of species below)

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39 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Larsenia scalaroides
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Macromphalina apexplanum
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Macromphalina argentina
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Macromphalina canarreos
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Macromphalina diazmerlanoi
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Macromphalina garcesi
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Macromphalina harryleei
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Macromphalina jibacoa
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Macromphalina lyrapintoae
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Macromphalina paradoxa
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Macromphalina redferni
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Macromphalina robertsoni
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Macromphalina susoi
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Macromphalina thompsoni
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Macromphalina worsfoldi
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Macromphalus abylensis
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Macrophalus pliciferus
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Megalomphalus azonus
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Megalomphalus caro
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Megalomphalus disciformis
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Megalomphalus lamellosus
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Megalomphalus margaritae
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Megalomphalus millerae
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Megalomphalus petitianus
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Megalomphalus pilsbryi
[pilsbry's macromphaline]
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Megalomphalus troudei
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Talassia dagueneti
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Vanikoro acuta
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Vanikoro cancellata
[cancellate vanikoro]
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Vanikoro distans
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Vanikoro fenestrata
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Vanikoro gueriniana
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Vanikoro helicoidea
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Vanikoro incertus
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Vanikoro oxychone
[West Indian vanikoro]
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Vanikoro plicata
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Vanikoro striatus
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Vanikoro sulcatus
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Vanikoro wallacei
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39 Species of Family Vanikoridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Larsenia scalaroides Atlantic Ocean. 0.19 DL
Macromphalina apexplanum Western Atlantic. 0.15 DL
Macromphalina argentina Western Atlantic. 0.3 DL
Macromphalina canarreos Western Atlantic. 0.182 DL
Macromphalina diazmerlanoi Western Atlantic. 0.49 DL
Macromphalina garcesi Western Atlantic. 0.25 DL
Macromphalina harryleei Western Atlantic. 0.43 DL
Macromphalina jibacoa Western Central Atlantic. 0.182 DL
Macromphalina lyrapintoae Western Atlantic.
Macromphalina paradoxa Western Atlantic. 0.23 DL
Macromphalina redferni Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Macromphalina robertsoni Western Atlantic. 0.23 DL
Macromphalina susoi Western Central Atlantic 0.32 DL
Macromphalina thompsoni Western Atlantic. 0.26 DL
Macromphalina worsfoldi Western Atlantic. 0.17 DL
Macromphalus abylensis Mediterranean Sea.
Macrophalus pliciferus Western Central Pacific
Megalomphalus azonus Mediterranean Sea.
Megalomphalus caro Western Atlantic. 0.12 DL
Megalomphalus disciformis Mediterranean Sea.
Megalomphalus lamellosus Western Atlantic. 0.2 DL
Megalomphalus margaritae Western Central Atlantic.
Megalomphalus millerae Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Megalomphalus petitianus Mediterranean Sea.
Megalomphalus pilsbryi pilsbry's macromphaline Western Central Atlantic. 0.63 DL
Megalomphalus troudei Western Atlantic. 0.28 DL
Talassia dagueneti Mediterranean Sea.
Vanikoro acuta Western Central Pacific
Vanikoro cancellata cancellate vanikoro Western Central Pacific
Vanikoro distans Western Central Pacific 1 H
Vanikoro fenestrata Western Central Pacific
Vanikoro gueriniana Western Indian Ocean
Vanikoro helicoidea Western Central Pacific
Vanikoro incertus Western Atlantic. 0.5 DL
Vanikoro oxychone West Indian vanikoro Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Vanikoro plicata Indo-Pacific
Vanikoro striatus Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Vanikoro sulcatus Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Vanikoro wallacei Southwest Pacific



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