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Family: Anthuridae (See list of species below)

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58 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amakusanthura cosmoledo
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Amakusanthura dubia
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Amakusanthura geminsula
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Amakusanthura magnifica
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Amakusanthura paramagnifica
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Amakusanthura signata
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Amakusanthura tengo
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Amakusanthura vermiformis
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Anthura gracilis
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Apanthura corsica
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Apanthura cracenta
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Apanthura drosera
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Apanthura microps
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Apanthura mirbelia
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Apanthura restio
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Apanthura sandalensis
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Apanthura signata
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Apanthuroides aldabrae
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Apanthuroides millae
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Cyathura carinata
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Cyathura polita
[slender isopod]
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Cyathura profunda
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Cyathura rapanuia
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Cyathura sagamiensis
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Haliophasma foveolata
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Haliophasma tricarinata
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Heteranthroides rishikondensis
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Horoloanthura irpex
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Malacanthura cantabrica
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Mesanthura bivittata
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Mesanthura childi
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Mesanthura cinctula
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Mesanthura fasciata
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Mesanthura floridensis
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Mesanthura hieroglyphica
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Mesanthura hopkinsi
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Mesanthura libertia
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Mesanthura looensis
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Mesanthura nubifera
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Mesanthura pascuaensis
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Mesanthura paucidens
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Mesanthura pulchra
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Mesanthura punctillata
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Mesanthura reticulata
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Panathura indica
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Pendanthura anophthalma
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Pendanthura hendleri
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Pendanthura picardi
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Pendanthura seminigra
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Pendanthura tanaiformis
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Ptilanthura colpos
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Ptilanthura tenuis
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Sauranthura rapanui
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Skuphonura lindae
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Stygocyathura filipinica
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Stygocyathura hummelincki
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Stygocyathura numeae
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Stygocyathura rapanuia
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58 Species of Family Anthuridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amakusanthura cosmoledo Western Indian Ocean.
Amakusanthura dubia Southwest Atlantic and We
Amakusanthura geminsula Western Central Atlantic
Amakusanthura magnifica Western Central Atlantic
Amakusanthura paramagnifica Western Central Atlantic
Amakusanthura signata Western Central Atlantic
Amakusanthura tengo Western Central Atlantic
Amakusanthura vermiformis Western Central Atlantic
Anthura gracilis Northeast Atlantic and th
Apanthura corsica Mediterranean Sea
Apanthura cracenta Western Central Atlantic
Apanthura drosera Eastern Indian Ocean
Apanthura microps Western Indian Ocean
Apanthura mirbelia Eastern Indian Ocean
Apanthura restio Western Central Pacific
Apanthura sandalensis Indo-West Pacific
Apanthura signata Western Central Atlantic
Apanthuroides aldabrae Western Indian Ocean.
Apanthuroides millae Western Central Atlantic
Cyathura carinata Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Cyathura polita slender isopod N.W. Atlantic.
Cyathura profunda Southwest Atlantic
Cyathura rapanuia Eastern Pacific
Cyathura sagamiensis Northwest Pacific.
Haliophasma foveolata Western Indian Ocean
Haliophasma tricarinata Western Indian Ocean
Heteranthroides rishikondensis Eastern Indian Ocean
Horoloanthura irpex Western Central Atlantic
Malacanthura cantabrica Northeast Atlantic
Mesanthura bivittata Western Central Atlantic
Mesanthura childi Western Central Pacific
Mesanthura cinctula Northwest Pacific.
Mesanthura fasciata Western Central Atlantic
Mesanthura floridensis Western Central Atlantic
Mesanthura hieroglyphica Eastern Central Pacific
Mesanthura hopkinsi Florida, USA.
Mesanthura libertia Eastern Indian Ocean
Mesanthura looensis Florida, USA.
Mesanthura nubifera Eastern Central Pacific
Mesanthura pascuaensis Southeast Pacific
Mesanthura paucidens Western Central Atlantic
Mesanthura pulchra Western Central Atlantic
Mesanthura punctillata Western Central Atlantic
Mesanthura reticulata Western Central Atlantic
Panathura indica Western Indian Ocean
Pendanthura anophthalma Western Central Pacific
Pendanthura hendleri Western Central Atlantic
Pendanthura picardi Western Indian Ocean
Pendanthura seminigra Western Indian Ocean
Pendanthura tanaiformis Western Central Atlantic
Ptilanthura colpos Gulf of Mexico.
Ptilanthura tenuis Western Central Atlantic
Sauranthura rapanui Southeast Pacific
Skuphonura lindae Gulf of Mexico.
Stygocyathura filipinica Western Central Pacific
Stygocyathura hummelincki Northwest Atlantic
Stygocyathura numeae Western Central Pacific
Stygocyathura rapanuia Eastern Pacific



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