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Family: Halopterididae (See list of species below)

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31 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Antennella avalonia
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Antennella megatheca
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Antennella quadriaurita
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Antennella secundaria
[sessile hydrozoans]
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Antennella siliquosa
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Antennella sinuosa
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Anthohebella parasitica
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Halopteris alternata
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Halopteris australis
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Halopteris brasiliensis
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Halopteris carinata
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Halopteris catharina
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Halopteris clarkei
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Halopteris constricta
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Halopteris diaphana
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Halopteris enersis
[enersis hydroid]
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Halopteris geminata
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Halopteris glutinosa
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Halopteris peculiaris
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Halopteris schucherti
[Schuchert's hydroid]
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Halopteris tenella
[plume hydroid]
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Hydranthea margarica
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Monostaechas quadridens
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Nuditheca dallii
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Oswaldella grandis
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Oswaldella incognita
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Polyplumaria flabellata
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Schizotricha anderssoni
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Schizotricha falcata
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Schizotricha turqueti
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Schizotricha vervoorti
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31 Species of Family Halopterididae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Antennella avalonia Eastern Pacific
Antennella megatheca Western Central Pacific
Antennella quadriaurita Atlantic, Caribbean and P
Antennella secundaria sessile hydrozoans Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Antennella siliquosa Western Central Pacific
Antennella sinuosa Western Central Pacific
Anthohebella parasitica Indo-Pacific.
Halopteris alternata Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Halopteris australis Central Pacific
Halopteris brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic
Halopteris carinata Western Atlantic.
Halopteris catharina Northeast Atlantic
Halopteris clarkei Western Atlantic
Halopteris constricta Indo-Pacific and Southeas
Halopteris diaphana Western Central Pacific a
Halopteris enersis enersis hydroid Southeast Pacific
Halopteris geminata Western Atlantic
Halopteris glutinosa Indo-Pacific.
Halopteris peculiaris Western Central Pacific
Halopteris schucherti Schuchert's hydroid Southeast Pacific
Halopteris tenella plume hydroid Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Hydranthea margarica Northeast Atlantic
Monostaechas quadridens Atlantic, Caribbean and P
Nuditheca dallii Eastern Pacific
Oswaldella grandis Western Antarctic
Oswaldella incognita Western Antarctic
Polyplumaria flabellata Northeast Atlantic. 35 OT
Schizotricha anderssoni Antarctic
Schizotricha falcata Western Antarctic
Schizotricha turqueti Antarctic
Schizotricha vervoorti Western Antarctic



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