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Family: Maldanidae (See list of species below)

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134 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Asychis amphiglypta
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Asychis atlanticus
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Asychis biceps
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Asychis carolinae
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Asychis disparidentata
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Asychis gangeticus
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Asychis gotoi
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Asychis pigmentata
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Asychis trifilosus
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Axiothella antarctica
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Axiothella catenata
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Axiothella constricta
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Axiothella isocirra
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Axiothella mucosa
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Axiothella obockensis
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Axiothella rubrocincta
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Boguea enigmatica
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Branchioasychis americana
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Chirimia amoena
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Chirimia biceps
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Chirimia fauchaldi
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Clymaldane laevis
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Clymene rubrocincta
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Clymenella cincta
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Clymenella complanata
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Clymenella mucosa
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Clymenella papillosa
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Clymenella somersi
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Clymenella torquata
[bamboo worm]
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Clymenopsis cingulata
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Clymenura annulata
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Clymenura borealis
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Clymenura cirrata
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Clymenura clypeata
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Clymenura columbiana
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Clymenura enshuense
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Clymenura gracilis
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Clymenura japonica
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Clymenura longicaudata
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Clymenura polaris
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Clymenura tenuis
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Euclymene africana
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Euclymene annandalei
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Euclymene collaris
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Euclymene coralicola
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Euclymene coronata
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Euclymene insecta
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Euclymene lombricoides
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Euclymene luderitziana
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Euclymene lumbricoides
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Euclymene oerstedi
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Euclymene palermitana
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Euclymene papillata
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Euclymene reticulata
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Euclymene robusta
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Euclymene tropica
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Euclymene uncinata
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Euclymene watsoni
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Euclymene zonalis
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Gravierella multiannulata
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Heteroclymene corallicolus
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Heteroclymene glabra
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Heteroclymene Isocirrus
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Heteroclymene longiceps
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Heteroclymene papillatus
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Isocirrus longiceps
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Isocirrus planiceps
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Isocirrus yungi
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Johnstonia clymenoides
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Johnstonia duplicata
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Leiochone leiopygos
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Leiochone singularis
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Lumbriclymene minor
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Lumbriclymenella robusta
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Macroclymene monilis
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Macroclymene santanderensis
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Macroclymene zonalis
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Maldanae cuculligera
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Maldanae glebifex
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Maldanae sarsi
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Maldane arctica
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Maldane cristata
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Maldane glebifex
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Maldane malmgreni
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Maldane philippinensis
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Maldane sarsi
[bambooworm]
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Maldane theodori
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Maldanella antarctica
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Maldanella fibrillata
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Metasychis collariceps
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Metasychis disparidentatus
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Metasychis fimbriatus
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Metasychis gotoi
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Microclymene caudata
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Microclymene tricirrata
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Micromaldane bispinosa
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Micromaldane ornithochaeta
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Nicomache antillensis
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Nicomache arwidssoni
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Nicomache lumbricalis
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Nicomache minor
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Nicomache personata
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Nicomache quadrispinata
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Nicomache trispinata
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Nicomache venticola
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Notoproctus oculatus
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Notoproctus pacificus
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Petaloproctus borealis
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Petaloproctus cirratus
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Petaloproctus ornatus
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Petaloproctus socialis
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Petaloproctus tenuis
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Petaloproctus terricolus
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Praxillella abyssorum
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Praxillella affinis
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Praxillella assimilis
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Praxillella elongata
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Praxillella gracilis
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Praxillella kerguelensis
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Praxillella lophoseta
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Praxillella pacifica
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Praxillella praetermissa
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Praxillella trifila
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Praxillura longissima
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Praxillura ornata
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Rhodine antarctica
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Rhodine attenuata
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Rhodine bitorquata
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Rhodine gracilior
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Rhodine intermedia
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Rhodine loveni
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Rhodine sima
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Sabaco elongatus
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Sonatsa carinata
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134 Species of Family Maldanidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Asychis amphiglypta Southeast Pacific and Ant
Asychis atlanticus Western Central Atlantic
Asychis biceps Arctic and Northern Atlan
Asychis carolinae Western Central Atlantic.
Asychis disparidentata Eastern Pacific
Asychis gangeticus Western Pacific
Asychis gotoi Western Pacific
Asychis pigmentata Northwest Pacific
Asychis trifilosus Indo-West Pacific
Axiothella antarctica Antarctic Atlantic
Axiothella catenata Arctic, Northern Atlantic
Axiothella constricta Mediterranean Sea.
Axiothella isocirra Western Central Atlantic.
Axiothella mucosa Eastern Pacific and Weste
Axiothella obockensis Western Indian Ocean
Axiothella rubrocincta Eastern Pacific
Boguea enigmatica Western Central Atlantic
Branchioasychis americana Eastern Pacific
Chirimia amoena Western Central Atlantic
Chirimia biceps Eastern Pacific, Northeas
Chirimia fauchaldi Eastern Pacific
Clymaldane laevis Eastern Pacific
Clymene rubrocincta Eastern Pacific
Clymenella cincta Northwest Pacific
Clymenella complanata Northwest Pacific
Clymenella mucosa Western Central Atlantic
Clymenella papillosa Western Central Pacific
Clymenella somersi Western Central Atlantic
Clymenella torquata bamboo worm Eastern Central Pacific a
Clymenopsis cingulata Western Central Atlantic
Clymenura annulata Western Indian Ocean
Clymenura borealis Arctic and Northwest Atla
Clymenura cirrata Western Central Atlantic
Clymenura clypeata Northeast Atlantic
Clymenura columbiana Northeast Pacific
Clymenura enshuense Northwest Pacific
Clymenura gracilis Northeast Pacific
Clymenura japonica Northwest Pacific
Clymenura longicaudata Northwest Pacific
Clymenura polaris Arctic and Northwest Atla
Clymenura tenuis Mediterranean Sea.
Euclymene africana Western Indian Ocean
Euclymene annandalei Indo-West Pacific.
Euclymene collaris Western Indian Ocean and
Euclymene coralicola Western Central Atlantic
Euclymene coronata Western Central Atlantic
Euclymene insecta Indo-West Pacific
Euclymene lombricoides Northeast Atlantic and In
Euclymene luderitziana Eastern Pacific
Euclymene lumbricoides Northeast Atlantic and th
Euclymene oerstedi Northeast Atlantic, the M
Euclymene palermitana Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Euclymene papillata Eastern Pacific
Euclymene reticulata Eastern Pacific
Euclymene robusta Mediterranean Sea.
Euclymene tropica Eastern Pacific
Euclymene uncinata Northwest Pacific
Euclymene watsoni Western Indian Ocean
Euclymene zonalis Northeast Pacific
Gravierella multiannulata Western Indian Ocean
Heteroclymene corallicolus Eastern Pacific
Heteroclymene glabra Eastern Pacific
Heteroclymene Isocirrus Eastern Pacific
Heteroclymene longiceps Eastern Pacific
Heteroclymene papillatus Eastern Pacific
Isocirrus longiceps Northeast Pacific
Isocirrus planiceps Northwest Pacific
Isocirrus yungi Antarctic
Johnstonia clymenoides Northeast Atlantic and th
Johnstonia duplicata Western Central Atlantic
Leiochone leiopygos Mediterranean Sea.
Leiochone singularis Antarctic Atlantic
Lumbriclymene minor Atlantic, Arctic Oceans a
Lumbriclymenella robusta Southeast Pacific and Ant
Macroclymene monilis Eastern Atlantic and West
Macroclymene santanderensis Mediterranean Sea
Macroclymene zonalis Western Atlantic.
Maldanae cuculligera Western Central Atlantic
Maldanae glebifex Western Central Atlantic
Maldanae sarsi Western Central Atlantic
Maldane arctica Arctic
Maldane cristata Indo-Pacific.
Maldane glebifex Northeast Atlantic, the M
Maldane malmgreni Northeast Atlantic
Maldane philippinensis Western Central Pacific.
Maldane sarsi bambooworm Indo-Pacific, Arctic, Nor
Maldane theodori Indo-West Pacific
Maldanella antarctica Antarctic Indian Ocean
Maldanella fibrillata Eastern Pacific
Metasychis collariceps Western Central Atlantic
Metasychis disparidentatus Eastern Pacific
Metasychis fimbriatus Western Central Atlantic
Metasychis gotoi Eastern Pacific and the M
Microclymene caudata Northwest Pacific
Microclymene tricirrata Mediterranean Sea.
Micromaldane bispinosa Western Indian Ocean
Micromaldane ornithochaeta Western Indian Ocean, At
Nicomache antillensis Western Central Atlantic
Nicomache arwidssoni Eastern Pacific
Nicomache lumbricalis Arctic, Northern Atlantic
Nicomache minor Arctic and Northeast Atla
Nicomache personata Northeast Pacific
Nicomache quadrispinata Arctic
Nicomache trispinata Mediterranean Sea.
Nicomache venticola Pacific Ocean.
Notoproctus oculatus Arctic, Mediterranean and
Notoproctus pacificus Indo-West Pacific.
Petaloproctus borealis Arctic, Northern Atlantic
Petaloproctus cirratus Western Indian Ocean
Petaloproctus ornatus Eastern Pacific
Petaloproctus socialis Western Central Atlantic
Petaloproctus tenuis Arctic and Northern Atlan
Petaloproctus terricolus Northeast Atlantic, Indo-
Praxillella abyssorum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Praxillella affinis Indo-West Pacific, Northe
Praxillella assimilis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Praxillella elongata Western Central Atlantic
Praxillella gracilis Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Praxillella kerguelensis Western Indian Ocean and
Praxillella lophoseta Mediterranean Sea.
Praxillella pacifica Eastern Pacific
Praxillella praetermissa Arctic, Northern Atlantic
Praxillella trifila Eastern Pacific and the M
Praxillura longissima Arctic and Northern Atlan
Praxillura ornata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Rhodine antarctica Southeast Pacific and Ant
Rhodine attenuata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Rhodine bitorquata Eastern Pacific and the A
Rhodine gracilior Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Rhodine intermedia Antarctic
Rhodine loveni Arctic, Northern Pacific,
Rhodine sima Western Central Atlantic
Sabaco elongatus Western Central Atlantic
Sonatsa carinata Eastern Pacific



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