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Family: Gynodiastylidae (See list of species below)

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53 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Allodiastylis cretata
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Allodiastylis hirtipes
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Allodiastylis johnstoni
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Allodiastylis tenuipes
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Dicoides areolatus
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Dicoides brevidactyus
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Dicoides fletti
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Dicoides occidentalis
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Dicoides siphonatus
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Gynodiastylis ambigua
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Gynodiastylis ampla
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Gynodiastylis anguicephala
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Gynodiastylis attenuata
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Gynodiastylis bicristata
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Gynodiastylis brevipes
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Gynodiastylis carinata
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Gynodiastylis carinirostris
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Gynodiastylis concava
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Gynodiastylis curvirostris
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Gynodiastylis dilatata
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Gynodiastylis echinata
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Gynodiastylis fulgidus
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Gynodiastylis hartmeyeri
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Gynodiastylis inepta
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Gynodiastylis laevis
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Gynodiastylis lata
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Gynodiastylis lineata
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Gynodiastylis margarita
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Gynodiastylis milleri
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Gynodiastylis munda
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Gynodiastylis mutabilis
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Gynodiastylis nitida
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Gynodiastylis ornata
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Gynodiastylis platycarpus
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Gynodiastylis polita
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Gynodiastylis quadricristata
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Gynodiastylis robusta
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Gynodiastylis rochfordi
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Gynodiastylis roscida
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Gynodiastylis rotundicaudata
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Gynodiastylis similis
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Gynodiastylis strumosa
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Gynodiastylis subtilis
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Gynodiastylis sulcata
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Gynodiastylis truncatifrons
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Gynodiastylis tubicola
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Gynodiastylis turgida
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Gynodiastylis vicaria
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Sheardia antennata
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Zimmeriana azumai
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Zimmeriana lasiodactylum
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Zimmeriana longirostris
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Zimmeriana spinicauda
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53 Species of Family Gynodiastylidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Allodiastylis cretata Eastern Indian Ocean
Allodiastylis hirtipes Southwest Pacific
Allodiastylis johnstoni Southwest Pacific
Allodiastylis tenuipes Southwest Pacific
Dicoides areolatus Southwest Pacific
Dicoides brevidactyus Southwest Pacific
Dicoides fletti Southwest Pacific
Dicoides occidentalis Eastern Indian Ocean
Dicoides siphonatus Southern Ocean
Gynodiastylis ambigua Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis ampla Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis anguicephala Northwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis attenuata Western Central Pacific
Gynodiastylis bicristata Northwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis brevipes Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis carinata Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis carinirostris Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis concava Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis curvirostris Southeast Atlantic
Gynodiastylis dilatata Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis echinata Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis fulgidus Indian Ocean.
Gynodiastylis hartmeyeri Eastern Indian Ocean
Gynodiastylis inepta Indian Ocean.
Gynodiastylis laevis Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis lata Western Central Pacific
Gynodiastylis lineata Indian Ocean.
Gynodiastylis margarita Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis milleri Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis munda Eastern Indian Ocean
Gynodiastylis mutabilis Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis nitida Northwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis ornata Eastern Indian Ocean
Gynodiastylis platycarpus Northwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis polita Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis quadricristata Western Central Pacific
Gynodiastylis robusta Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis rochfordi Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis roscida Indian Ocean.
Gynodiastylis rotundicaudata Northwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis similis Eastern Indian Ocean
Gynodiastylis strumosa Eastern Indian Ocean
Gynodiastylis subtilis Southwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis sulcata Southeast Atlantic
Gynodiastylis truncatifrons Eastern Indian Ocean
Gynodiastylis tubicola Northwest Pacific
Gynodiastylis turgida Eastern Indian Ocean
Gynodiastylis vicaria Eastern Indian Ocean
Sheardia antennata Southwest Pacific
Zimmeriana azumai Northwest Pacific
Zimmeriana lasiodactylum Eastern Indian Ocean
Zimmeriana longirostris Eastern Indian Ocean
Zimmeriana spinicauda Eastern Indian Ocean



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