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Family: Hormosinidae (See list of species below)

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24 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Hormosina bacillaris
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Hormosina globulifera
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Hormosina normani
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Hormosina pilulifera
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Hormosinella carpenteri
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Hormosinella distans
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Hormosinella gracilis
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Hormosinella ovicula
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Pseudonodosinella nodulosa
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Reophax adunca
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Reophax agglutinatus
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Reophax communis
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Reophax curtus
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Reophax dentaliniformis
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Reophax fusiformis
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Reophax guttifera
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Reophax irregularis
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Reophax longicollaris
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Reophax nana
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Reophax pseudodistans
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Reophax scorpiurus
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Reophax spiculifer
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Reophax spiculotestus
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Reophax subfusiformis
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24 Species of Family Hormosinidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Hormosina bacillaris Western Central Pacific.
Hormosina globulifera Arctic
Hormosina normani Arctic and Antarctic Atla
Hormosina pilulifera Antarctic Indian Ocean
Hormosinella carpenteri Antarctic Indian Ocean
Hormosinella distans Antarctic Indian Ocean
Hormosinella gracilis Indo-West Pacific.
Hormosinella ovicula Antarctic Indian Ocean
Pseudonodosinella nodulosa Arctic and Antarctic
Reophax adunca Antarctic Indian Ocean
Reophax agglutinatus Western Central Pacific.
Reophax communis Western Central Pacific.
Reophax curtus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Reophax dentaliniformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Reophax fusiformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Reophax guttifera Antarctic Indian Ocean
Reophax irregularis Western Central Pacific.
Reophax longicollaris Western Central Pacific.
Reophax nana Western Central Pacific.
Reophax pseudodistans Western Central Pacific.
Reophax scorpiurus Indo-West Pacific, Arctic
Reophax spiculifer Antarctic Indian Ocean
Reophax spiculotestus Western Central Pacific.
Reophax subfusiformis Western Central Pacific.



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