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Family: Euplectellidae (See list of species below)

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43 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amphidiscella abyssalis
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Amphidiscella caledonica
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Amphidiscella hosiei
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Amphidiscella sonnae
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Bolosoma biocalum
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Bolosoma cavum
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Bolosoma charcoti
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Bolosoma cyanae
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Bolosoma meridionale
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Bolosoma volsmarum
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Corbitella discasterosa
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Corbitella inopiosa
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Corbitella plagiariorum
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Corbitella polyacantha
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Corbitella speciosa
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Dictyocalyx lifousantalis
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Euplectella aspergillum
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Euplectella jovis
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Euplectella plumosum
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Euplectella semisimplex
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Euplectella suberea
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Euplectella timorensii
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Heterotella pacifica
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Holascus fibulatus
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Holascus pannosus
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Holascus polejaevi
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Holascus ridleyi
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Holascus tasmanensis
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Hyalostylus monomicrosclerus
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Malacosaccus microglobus
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Malacosaccus vastus
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Neocaledoniella caulophacoides
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Placopegma plumicomum
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Regadrella australis
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Regadrella cylindrica
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Regadrella heterotelliformis
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Regadrella okinoseana
[Lacy basket sponge]
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Regadrella pedunculata
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Regadrella phoenix
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Regadrella rhizophora
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Saccocalyx pedunculatus
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Saccocalyx tetractinus
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Walteria flemmingi
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43 Species of Family Euplectellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amphidiscella abyssalis Southwest Pacific
Amphidiscella caledonica Western Central Pacific.
Amphidiscella hosiei Eastern Indian Ocean
Amphidiscella sonnae Southwest Pacific
Bolosoma biocalum Western Central Pacific.
Bolosoma cavum Western Central Pacific
Bolosoma charcoti Western Central Pacific.
Bolosoma cyanae Western Central Pacific.
Bolosoma meridionale Western Central Pacific.
Bolosoma volsmarum Western Central Pacific.
Corbitella discasterosa Western Central Pacific.
Corbitella inopiosa Southwest Pacific
Corbitella plagiariorum Southwest Pacific
Corbitella polyacantha Western Central Pacific
Corbitella speciosa Western Pacific
Dictyocalyx lifousantalis Western Central Pacific.
Euplectella aspergillum Western Central Pacific
Euplectella jovis Western Central Atlantic
Euplectella plumosum Western Central Pacific.
Euplectella semisimplex Southwest Pacific
Euplectella suberea Southwest Atlantic
Euplectella timorensii Western Central Pacific
Heterotella pacifica Western Central Pacific.
Holascus fibulatus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Holascus pannosus Southwest Pacific
Holascus polejaevi Antarctic Indian Ocean
Holascus ridleyi Western Central Pacific
Holascus tasmanensis Southwest Pacific
Hyalostylus monomicrosclerus Western Central Pacific.
Malacosaccus microglobus Southwest Pacific
Malacosaccus vastus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Neocaledoniella caulophacoides Western Central Pacific.
Placopegma plumicomum Western Central Pacific.
Regadrella australis Southwest Pacific
Regadrella cylindrica Western Central Pacific
Regadrella heterotelliformis Western Central Pacific.
Regadrella okinoseana Lacy basket sponge Indo-Pacific. Tropical t
Regadrella pedunculata Southwest Pacific
Regadrella phoenix Southwest Pacific
Regadrella rhizophora Western Central Pacific.
Saccocalyx pedunculatus Indo-West Pacific.
Saccocalyx tetractinus Southwest Pacific
Walteria flemmingi Western Pacific.



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