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Family: Uristidae (See list of species below)

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43 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Abyssorchomene abyssorum
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Abyssorchomene chevreuxi
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Abyssorchomene distinctus
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Abyssorchomene musculosus
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Abyssorchomene nodimanus
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Abyssorchomene plebs
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Abyssorchomene rossi
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Anonyx ampulloides
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Anonyx compactus
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Anonyx debruynii
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Anonyx laticoxae
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Anonyx lilljeborgi
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Anonyx nugax
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Anonyx sarsi
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Centromedon calcaratus
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Centromedon pumilus
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Cicadosa cicadoides
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Euonyx mytilus
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Galathella galatheae
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Hirondellea antarctica
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Hirondellea dubia
[Sinaloan pocket mouse]
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Hirondellea gigas
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Hirondellea glutonis
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Onisimus affinis
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Onisimus caricus
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Onisimus edwardsi
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Onisimus glacialis
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Onisimus litoralis
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Onisimus plautus
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Parschisturella carinata
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Schisturella cocula
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Sophrosyne antarctica
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Sophrosyne murrayi
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Stephonyx biscayensis
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Stephonyx normani
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Tmetonyx cicada
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Tmetonyx similis
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Uristes adarei
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Uristes barbatipes
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Uristes georgianus
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Uristes gigas
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Uristes murrayi
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Uristes stebbingi
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43 Species of Family Uristidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Abyssorchomene abyssorum Southwest Pacific
Abyssorchomene chevreuxi Southwest Pacific
Abyssorchomene distinctus Southwest Pacific
Abyssorchomene musculosus Southwest Pacific
Abyssorchomene nodimanus Southern Ocean
Abyssorchomene plebs Southern Ocean
Abyssorchomene rossi Southern Ocean
Anonyx ampulloides Northeast Pacific
Anonyx compactus Arctic and Northwest Atla
Anonyx debruynii Arctic and Northwest Atla
Anonyx laticoxae Northeast Pacific
Anonyx lilljeborgi Arctic and Northwest Atla
Anonyx nugax Northeast Atlantic, Arcti
Anonyx sarsi Arctic and Northwest Atla
Centromedon calcaratus Arctic and Northwest Atla
Centromedon pumilus Arctic and Northwest Atla
Cicadosa cicadoides Southern Ocean
Euonyx mytilus Pacific Ocean.
Galathella galatheae Southwest Pacific
Hirondellea antarctica Antarctic Atlantic.
Hirondellea dubia Sinaloan pocket mouse Pacific Ocean and Middle
Hirondellea gigas Western Central Pacific.
Hirondellea glutonis Southwest Pacific.
Onisimus affinis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Onisimus caricus Arctic
Onisimus edwardsi Northeast Atlantic
Onisimus glacialis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Onisimus litoralis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Onisimus plautus Northeast Atlantic
Parschisturella carinata Antarctic Atlantic
Schisturella cocula Canada
Sophrosyne antarctica Southern Ocean
Sophrosyne murrayi Antarctic Indian Ocean
Stephonyx biscayensis Western Central Atlantic.
Stephonyx normani Southwest Pacific
Tmetonyx cicada Northeast Atlantic and th
Tmetonyx similis Northeast Atlantic
Uristes adarei Southern Ocean
Uristes barbatipes Southern Ocean
Uristes georgianus Southern Ocean
Uristes gigas Southern Ocean
Uristes murrayi Southern Ocean
Uristes stebbingi Southwest and Antarctic



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