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Family: Macrodasyidae (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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Macrodasys affinis
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Macrodasys africanus
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Macrodasys balticus
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Macrodasys buddenbrocki
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Macrodasys caudatus
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Macrodasys cephalatus
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Macrodasys cunctatus
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Macrodasys fornerise
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Macrodasys gerlachi
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Macrodasys neapolitanus
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Macrodasys remanei
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Macrodasys thuscus
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Urodasys acanthostylis
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Urodasys anorektoxys
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Urodasys apuliensis
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Urodasys bucinostylis
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Urodasys calicostylis
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Urodasys cornustylus
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Urodasys elongatus
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Urodasys mirabilis
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Urodasys nodostylus
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Urodasys roscoffensis
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Urodasys spirostylus
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Urodasys viviparus
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24 Species of Family Macrodasyidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Macrodasys affinis Northeast Atlantic
Macrodasys africanus Black Sea
Macrodasys balticus Northeast Atlantic
Macrodasys buddenbrocki Northeast Atlantic and Bl
Macrodasys caudatus Northern Atlantic, Indian 0.053 TL
Macrodasys cephalatus Northeast Atlantic.
Macrodasys cunctatus Northeast Pacific 0.12 BASL
Macrodasys fornerise Southwest Pacific 0.0703 BL
Macrodasys gerlachi Mediterranean Sea
Macrodasys neapolitanus Mediterranean Sea
Macrodasys remanei Northeast Atlantic
Macrodasys thuscus Mediterranean Sea
Urodasys acanthostylis Mediterranean Sea
Urodasys anorektoxys Eastern Central Pacific 0.11 BL
Urodasys apuliensis Mediterranean Sea
Urodasys bucinostylis Mediterranean Sea
Urodasys calicostylis Western Atlantic Ocean
Urodasys cornustylus Western Central Pacific
Urodasys elongatus Indo-West Pacific and Wes
Urodasys mirabilis Northeast Atlantic.
Urodasys nodostylus Western Atlantic Ocean
Urodasys roscoffensis Northeast Atlantic
Urodasys spirostylus Western Atlantic Ocean
Urodasys viviparus Indian Ocean, Atlantic Oc 0.038 TL



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