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Family: Nototanaidae (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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Nesotanais maclaughlinae
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Nototanais antarcticus
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Nototanais dimorphus
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Obesutanais sigridi
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Paratyphlotanais armatus
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Paratyphlotanais gracilipes
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Paratyphlotanais microcheles
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Paratyphlotanais pectinatus
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Paratyphlotanais richardi
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Tanaissus elongatus
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Tanaissus lilljeborgi
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Tanaissus psammophilus
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Typhlotanais aequiremis
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Typhlotanais assimilis
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Typhlotanais brevicornis
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Typhlotanais cornutus
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Typhlotanais finmarchicus
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Typhlotanais incognitus
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Typhlotanais kerguelenensis
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Typhlotanais penicillatus
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Typhlotanais pulcher
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Typhlotanais tenuicornis
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Typhlotanais tenuimanus
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23 Species of Family Nototanaidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Nesotanais maclaughlinae Western Central Pacific
Nototanais antarcticus Antarctic.
Nototanais dimorphus Antarctic.
Obesutanais sigridi Northeast Atlantic.
Paratyphlotanais armatus Antarctic Atlantic
Paratyphlotanais gracilipes Northeast Atlantic. 0.34 TL
Paratyphlotanais microcheles Northeast Atlantic 0.27 TL
Paratyphlotanais pectinatus Northeast Atlantic 0.375 TL
Paratyphlotanais richardi Northeast Atlantic.
Tanaissus elongatus Northeast Atlantic
Tanaissus lilljeborgi Northeast Atlantic.
Tanaissus psammophilus Western Central Atlantic
Typhlotanais aequiremis Northeast Atlantic.
Typhlotanais assimilis Northeast Atlantic
Typhlotanais brevicornis Northeast Atlantic
Typhlotanais cornutus Northeast Atlantic
Typhlotanais finmarchicus Northeast Atlantic and th
Typhlotanais incognitus Northeast Atlantic.
Typhlotanais kerguelenensis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Typhlotanais penicillatus Northeast Atlantic
Typhlotanais pulcher Northeast Atlantic
Typhlotanais tenuicornis Northeast Atlantic.
Typhlotanais tenuimanus Northeast Atlantic



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