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Family: Pleurobrachiidae (See list of species below)

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20 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ceroctena bicornis
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Hormiphora californiensis
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Hormiphora cilensis
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Hormiphora cucumis
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Hormiphora hormiphora
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Hormiphora labialis
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Hormiphora luminosa
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Hormiphora palmata
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Hormiphora plumosa
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Hormiphora polytrocha
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Hormiphora spatulata
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Minictena luteola
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Pleurobrachia australis
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Pleurobrachia bachei
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Pleurobrachia brunnea
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Pleurobrachia globosa
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Pleurobrachia latipharyngea
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Pleurobrachia pileus
[sea gooseberry]
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Pleurobrachia rhodopis
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Sabaudia liguriae
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20 Species of Family Pleurobrachiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ceroctena bicornis Mediterranean.
Hormiphora californiensis Eastern Central Pacific
Hormiphora cilensis Southeast Pacific.
Hormiphora cucumis North Pacific
Hormiphora hormiphora Western Atlantic
Hormiphora labialis Western Central Pacific.
Hormiphora luminosa Western Central Pacific.
Hormiphora palmata North Pacific
Hormiphora plumosa Eastern Central Pacific a 2 H
Hormiphora polytrocha Western Central Pacific.
Hormiphora spatulata Mediterranean 2.1 H
Minictena luteola Mediterranean.
Pleurobrachia australis Southwest Pacific
Pleurobrachia bachei Northwest Atlantic and Ea 1 WD
Pleurobrachia brunnea Western Atlantic
Pleurobrachia globosa Western Central Pacific.
Pleurobrachia latipharyngea Western Central Pacific.
Pleurobrachia pileus sea gooseberry Mediterranean and Black S 2.5 H
Pleurobrachia rhodopis Mediterranean.
Sabaudia liguriae Southwest Pacific



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