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Family: Halcampidae (See list of species below)

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9 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Cactosoma abyssorum
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Cactosoma arenaria
[prickly anemone]
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Halcampa arctica
[Arctic sea anemone]
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Halcampa chrysanthellum
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Halcampa crypta
[cryptic burrowing anemone]
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Halcampa decemtentaculata
[ten-tentacle burrowing anemone]
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Halcampa duodecimcirrata
[twelve-tentacled burrowing anemone]
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Halcampa kerguelensis
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Halianthella kerguelensis
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9 Species of Family Halcampidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cactosoma abyssorum Northeast Atlantic and th
Cactosoma arenaria prickly anemone Eastern Pacific
Halcampa arctica Arctic sea anemone Arctic and Northwest Atla
Halcampa chrysanthellum Northeast Atlantic.
Halcampa crypta cryptic burrowing anemone Eastern Pacific
Halcampa decemtentaculata ten-tentacle burrowing anemone Eastern Pacific
Halcampa duodecimcirrata twelve-tentacled burrowing anemone Western Atlantic
Halcampa kerguelensis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Halianthella kerguelensis Antarctic Indian Ocean an



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