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Family: Tetrasquillidae tetrasquillid mantis shrimps (See list of species below)

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9 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acaenosquilla brazieri
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Heterosquilla pentadactyla
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Heterosquilla tricarinata
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Heterosquilloides armata
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Heterosquilloides insignis
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Kasim insuetus
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Kasim karubar
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Kasim philippinensis
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Tetrasquilla mccullochae
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9 Species of Family Tetrasquillidae
(tetrasquillid mantis shrimps)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acaenosquilla brazieri Western Central Pacific 9.9 TL
Heterosquilla pentadactyla Eastern Indian Ocean
Heterosquilla tricarinata Southwest Pacific and Ind
Heterosquilloides armata Western Central Atlantic
Heterosquilloides insignis Indo-Pacific. 9.4 TL
Kasim insuetus Indo-West Pacific 2.3 TL
Kasim karubar Western Central Pacific
Kasim philippinensis Western Pacific
Tetrasquilla mccullochae Indo-Pacific and Atlantic



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