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Family: Urothoidae (See list of species below)

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16 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Urothoe brevicornis
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Urothoe carda
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Urothoe chosani
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Urothoe cuspis
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Urothoe denticulata
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Urothoe elegans
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Urothoe gelasina
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Urothoe grimaldii
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Urothoe marina
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Urothoe oniscoides
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Urothoe orientalis
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Urothoe poseidonis
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Urothoe pulchella
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Urothoe spinidigitus
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Urothoides lachneessa
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Urothoides pseudodernae
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16 Species of Family Urothoidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Urothoe brevicornis Northeast Atlantic 0.7 TL
Urothoe carda Western Central Pacific
Urothoe chosani Northwest Pacific
Urothoe cuspis Western Central Pacific
Urothoe denticulata Canada
Urothoe elegans Northeast Atlantic and th
Urothoe gelasina Western Central Pacific
Urothoe grimaldii Indo-West Pacific and the
Urothoe marina Northeast Atlantic
Urothoe oniscoides Antarctic Atlantic.
Urothoe orientalis Western Central Pacific
Urothoe poseidonis Northeast Atlantic
Urothoe pulchella Northeast Atlantic and th
Urothoe spinidigitus Western Pacific
Urothoides lachneessa Southern Ocean
Urothoides pseudodernae Western Central Pacific



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