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Family: Laodiceidae (See list of species below)

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32 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Krampella dubia
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Laodicea brevigona
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Laodicea chapmani
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Laodicea ecope
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Laodicea fertilis
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Laodicea fijiana
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Laodicea indica
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Laodicea marama
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Laodicea minuscula
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Laodicea neptuna
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Laodicea ocellata
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Laodicea pulchra
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Laodicea undulata
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Melicertissa adriatica
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Melicertissa antrichardsoni
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Melicertissa clavigera
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Melicertissa mayeri
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Melicertissa platygaster
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Orchistoma agariciforme
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Orchistoma pileus
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Ptychogena antarctica
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Ptychogena aurea
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Ptychogena californica
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Ptychogena crocea
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Ptychogena hyperborea
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Ptychogena lactea
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Staurostoma mertensii
[Whitecross jellyfish]
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Toxorchis arcuatus
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Toxorchis kellneri
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Toxorchis milleri
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Toxorchis polynema
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Toxorchis thalassinus
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32 Species of Family Laodiceidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Krampella dubia Northeast Atlantic and th 0.3 WD
Laodicea brevigona Western Atlantic
Laodicea chapmani Northeast Atlantic 0.5 WD
Laodicea ecope Eastern Central Pacific
Laodicea fertilis Southwest Pacific 0.2 WD
Laodicea fijiana Western Central Pacific 2 WD
Laodicea indica Eastern Indian Ocean 2 WD
Laodicea marama Western Central Pacific
Laodicea minuscula Southwest Atlantic 0.1 WD
Laodicea neptuna Atlantic Ocean and the Me 0.25 WD
Laodicea ocellata Mediterranean. 0.35 WD
Laodicea pulchra Sub-Antarctic and Antarct 2.5 WD
Laodicea undulata Atlantic Ocean. 3.7 WD
Melicertissa adriatica Mediterranean. 4.6 WD
Melicertissa antrichardsoni Western Central Pacific
Melicertissa clavigera Eastern Indian Ocean and 1 WD
Melicertissa mayeri Western Atlantic 0.7 WD
Melicertissa platygaster Eastern Indian Ocean 0.7 WD
Orchistoma agariciforme Mediterranean
Orchistoma pileus Western Atlantic 4 WD
Ptychogena antarctica Antarctic 10 WD
Ptychogena aurea Antarctic Pacific 1.25 WD
Ptychogena californica Eastern Pacific 9 WD
Ptychogena crocea Northeast Atlantic 2.5 WD
Ptychogena hyperborea Northwest Atlantic and An 1.5 WD
Ptychogena lactea Arctic, Northern Atlantic 9 WD
Staurostoma mertensii Whitecross jellyfish Atlantic Ocean, Pacific O 20 WD
Toxorchis arcuatus Eastern Central Pacific 0.6 WD
Toxorchis kellneri Western Atlantic 1.5 WD
Toxorchis milleri Western Central Pacific 8.5 WD
Toxorchis polynema Indo-Pacific 2.6 WD
Toxorchis thalassinus Western Central Pacific 5 WD



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