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Family: Myzostomidae (See list of species below)

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77 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Contramyzostoma bialatum
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Contramyzostoma sphaera
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Endomyzostoma clarki
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Endomyzostoma deformator
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Endomyzostoma tenuispinum
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Hypomyzostoma fasciatum
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Mesomyzostoma katoi
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Mesomyzostoma reichenspergi
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Myzostoma alatum
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Myzostoma ambiguum
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Myzostoma antennatum
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Myzostoma areolatum
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Myzostoma armatae
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Myzostoma atrum
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Myzostoma attenuatum
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Myzostoma brachiatum
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Myzostoma brevicirrum
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Myzostoma brevipes
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Myzostoma calycotyle
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Myzostoma capitocutis
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Myzostoma chelonium
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Myzostoma chelonoidium
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Myzostoma cirriferum
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Myzostoma clarki
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Myzostoma compressum
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Myzostoma coriaceum
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Myzostoma coronatum
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Myzostoma costatum
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Myzostoma crenatum
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Myzostoma cuniculus
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Myzostoma cysticolum
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Myzostoma deani
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Myzostoma dentatum
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Myzostoma divisor
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Myzostoma echinus
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Myzostoma elegans
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Myzostoma fisheri
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Myzostoma fissum
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Myzostoma furcatum
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Myzostoma gigas
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Myzostoma glabrum
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Myzostoma horologium
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Myzostoma intermedium
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Myzostoma jaegersteni
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Myzostoma japonicum
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Myzostoma labiatum
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Myzostoma laingense
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Myzostoma longicirrum
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Myzostoma longimanum
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Myzostoma lütkeni
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Myzostoma marginatum
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Myzostoma metacrini
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Myzostoma mortenseni
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Myzostoma murrayi
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Myzostoma nigrescens
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Myzostoma nigromaculatum
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Myzostoma pallidum
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Myzostoma pictum
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Myzostoma plicatum
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Myzostoma polycyclus
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Myzostoma pottsi
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Myzostoma pseudocuniculus
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Myzostoma quadrifilum
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Myzostoma singaporense
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Myzostoma smithi
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Myzostoma stochoeides
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Myzostoma toliarense
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Myzostoma triste
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Myzostoma viride
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Myzostoma wheeleri
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Myzostoma willemoesii
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Myzostomum antarcticum
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Myzostomum gerlachei
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Notopharyngoides aruensis
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Protomyzostomum glanduliferum
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Protomyzostomum polynephris
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Pulvinomyzostomum pulvinar
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77 Species of Family Myzostomidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Contramyzostoma bialatum Western Central Pacific 0.67 TL
Contramyzostoma sphaera Western Central Pacific
Endomyzostoma clarki Northwest Pacific
Endomyzostoma deformator Northwest Pacific
Endomyzostoma tenuispinum Western Pacific
Hypomyzostoma fasciatum Western Central Pacific
Mesomyzostoma katoi Northwest Pacific
Mesomyzostoma reichenspergi Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma alatum Mediterranean Sea
Myzostoma ambiguum Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma antennatum Northwest Pacific
Myzostoma areolatum Western Central Atlantic.
Myzostoma armatae Western Central Atlantic 0.306 TL
Myzostoma atrum Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma attenuatum Indo-Pacific. 0.446
Myzostoma brachiatum Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma brevicirrum Western Central Pacific 0.5 WD
Myzostoma brevipes Western Central Atlantic
Myzostoma calycotyle Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma capitocutis Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma chelonium Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma chelonoidium Northwest Pacific
Myzostoma cirriferum Northeast Atlantic and th
Myzostoma clarki Northwest Pacific 0.73 TL
Myzostoma compressum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Myzostoma coriaceum Indo-West Pacific.
Myzostoma coronatum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Myzostoma costatum Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma crenatum Western Central Atlantic
Myzostoma cuniculus Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma cysticolum Atlantic and Pacific Ocea 0.42 TL
Myzostoma deani Northeast Pacific
Myzostoma dentatum Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma divisor Antarctica. 0.212 WD
Myzostoma echinus Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma elegans Indo-West Pacific.
Myzostoma fisheri Eastern Central Pacific
Myzostoma fissum Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma furcatum Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma gigas Northwest Pacific.
Myzostoma glabrum Mediterranean Sea
Myzostoma horologium Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma intermedium Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma jaegersteni Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma japonicum Northwest Pacific 0.25 TL
Myzostoma labiatum Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma laingense Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma longicirrum Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma longimanum Indo-West Pacific.
Myzostoma lütkeni Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma marginatum Western Central Atlantic
Myzostoma metacrini Northwest Pacific 0.6 TL
Myzostoma mortenseni Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma murrayi Southwest Pacific
Myzostoma nigrescens Northwest Pacific
Myzostoma nigromaculatum Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma pallidum Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma pictum Western Central Atlantic
Myzostoma plicatum Indo-Pacific.
Myzostoma polycyclus Indo-West Pacific.
Myzostoma pottsi Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma pseudocuniculus Western Indian Ocean
Myzostoma quadrifilum Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma singaporense Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma smithi Northwest Pacific 0.35 TL
Myzostoma stochoeides Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma toliarense Western Indian Ocean
Myzostoma triste Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma viride Western Central Pacific
Myzostoma wheeleri Northwest Pacific
Myzostoma willemoesii Indo-Pacific.
Myzostomum antarcticum Arctic Ocean.
Myzostomum gerlachei Northeast Atlantic and t
Notopharyngoides aruensis Indo-West Pacific.
Protomyzostomum glanduliferum Atlantic Antarctic
Protomyzostomum polynephris Northeast Atlantic
Pulvinomyzostomum pulvinar Mediterranean Sea



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