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Family: Heteralepadidae (See list of species below)

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22 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Heteralepas cantelli
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Heteralepas cornuta
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Heteralepas gigas
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Heteralepas japonica
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Heteralepas lankesteri
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Heteralepas microstoma
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Heteralepas segonzaci
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Heteralepas smilius
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Heteralepas utinomii
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Paralepas dannevigi
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Paralepas distincta
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Paralepas georgei
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Paralepas laxus
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Paralepas lithotryae
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Paralepas malaysiana
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Paralepas martini
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Paralepas minuta
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Paralepas morula
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Paralepas nodulosa
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Paralepas quadrata
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Paralepas robusta
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Paralepas scutiger
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22 Species of Family Heteralepadidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Heteralepas cantelli Western Central Pacific
Heteralepas cornuta Circumglobal.
Heteralepas gigas Western Central Pacific
Heteralepas japonica Indo-West Pacific.
Heteralepas lankesteri Southwest Atlantic
Heteralepas microstoma Eastern Atlantic
Heteralepas segonzaci Northeast Atlantic.
Heteralepas smilius Western Pacific
Heteralepas utinomii Indo-West Pacific
Paralepas dannevigi Western Pacific
Paralepas distincta Northwest Pacific
Paralepas georgei Western Indian Ocean
Paralepas laxus Western Central Pacific
Paralepas lithotryae Indo-West Pacific
Paralepas malaysiana Western Central Pacific
Paralepas martini Southwest Atlantic
Paralepas minuta Mediterranean Sea and Wes
Paralepas morula Western Pacific
Paralepas nodulosa Indo-West Pacific
Paralepas quadrata Indo-West Pacific.
Paralepas robusta Western Central Pacific
Paralepas scutiger Western Pacific



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