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Family: Leptanthuridae (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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Accalathura crenulata
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Accalathura gigantissima
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Accalathura gigas
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Accalathura hastata
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Accalathura setosa
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Accalathura singularia
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Accalathura themeda
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Accalathura wardae
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Aenigmathura calliandra
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Aenigmathura lifouensis
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Bullowanthura aquitanica
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Bullowanthura furcillata
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Calathura brachiata
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Leptanthura argentinae
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Leptanthura baliensis
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Leptanthura calcis
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Leptanthura chardyi
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Leptanthura glacialis
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Leptanthura hendili
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Leptanthura monnioti
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Leptanthura segonzaci
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Leptanthura tenuis
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Leptanthura victori
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23 Species of Family Leptanthuridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Accalathura crenulata Western Atlantic
Accalathura gigantissima Antarctic Atlantic
Accalathura gigas Indo-West Pacific and Ant
Accalathura hastata Western Indian Ocean.
Accalathura setosa Western Central Atlantic
Accalathura singularia Western Central Pacific
Accalathura themeda Western Central Pacific
Accalathura wardae Western Indian Ocean.
Aenigmathura calliandra Western Central Pacific
Aenigmathura lifouensis Western Central Pacific
Bullowanthura aquitanica Northeast Atlantic
Bullowanthura furcillata Western Central Pacific
Calathura brachiata Arctic and Northern Atlan
Leptanthura argentinae Southwest Atlantic
Leptanthura baliensis Eastern Indian Ocean
Leptanthura calcis Western Indian Ocean
Leptanthura chardyi Northeast Atlantic
Leptanthura glacialis Antarctic Atlantic
Leptanthura hendili Western Central Pacific
Leptanthura monnioti Western Central Pacific
Leptanthura segonzaci Western Central Pacific
Leptanthura tenuis Norway and the Canadian A
Leptanthura victori Northeast Atlantic



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