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Family: Epimeriidae (See list of species below)

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23 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Actinacanthus tricarinatus
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Epimeria annabellae
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Epimeria bruuni
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Epimeria cornigera
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Epimeria frankei
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Epimeria georgiana
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Epimeria grandirostris
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Epimeria inermis
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Epimeria loricata
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Epimeria macrodonta
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Epimeria monodon
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Epimeria oxicarinata
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Epimeria pulchra
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Epimeria puncticulata
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Epimeria reoproi
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Epimeria robustoides
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Epimeria rubrieques
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Epimeria similis
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Epimeria walkeri
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Epimeriella macronyx
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Metepimeria acanthurus
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Paramphithoe hystrix
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Paramphithoe polyacantha
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23 Species of Family Epimeriidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Actinacanthus tricarinatus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Epimeria annabellae Antarctic Atlantic
Epimeria bruuni Southwest Pacific
Epimeria cornigera Northeast Atlantic
Epimeria frankei Northeast Atlantic and th
Epimeria georgiana Antarctic Atlantic.
Epimeria grandirostris Southern Ocean
Epimeria inermis Southeast Pacific and Ant
Epimeria loricata Northeast Atlantic and th
Epimeria macrodonta Southern Ocean
Epimeria monodon Antarctic Atlantic
Epimeria oxicarinata Antarctic Atlantic.
Epimeria pulchra Antarctic Atlantic
Epimeria puncticulata Southern Ocean
Epimeria reoproi Antarctic Atlantic.
Epimeria robustoides Antarctic Atlantic.
Epimeria rubrieques Antarctic Atlantic
Epimeria similis Antarctic Atlantic
Epimeria walkeri Antarctic Atlantic
Epimeriella macronyx Antarctic Atlantic
Metepimeria acanthurus Southern Ocean
Paramphithoe hystrix Northeast Atlantic
Paramphithoe polyacantha Arctic



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