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Family: Rossellidae (See list of species below)

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35 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Anoxycalyx ijimai
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Anoxycalyx joubini
[Volcano sponge]


Asconema setubalense
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Bathydorus spinosus
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Caulophacus cyanae
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Caulophacus discohexaster
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Caulophacus hadalis
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Caulophacus latus
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Caulophacus leonieae
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Caulophacus onychohexactinus
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Caulophacus oviformis
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Caulophacus pipetta
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Crateromorpha caledoniensis
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Crateromorpha cylindrica
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Crateromorpha haliprum
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Crateromorpha pedunculata
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Hyalascus anisoactinus
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Hyalascus farallonesensis
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Hyalascus pinulohexactinus
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Lophocalyx moscalevia
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Lophocalyx philippinensis
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Lophocalyx suluana
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Rhabdocalyptus australis
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Rhabdocalyptus dawsoni
[Boot sponge]
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Rhabdocalyptus mirabilis
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Rossella antarctica
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Rossella levis
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Rossella nuda
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Rossella racovitzae
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Schaudinnia rosea
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Staurocalyptus dowlingi
[Round lipped boot sponge]
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Sympagella clavipinula
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Sympagella gracilis
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Sympagella johnstoni
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Vazella pourtalesii
[Pourtales's glass sponge]
35 Species of Family Rossellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anoxycalyx ijimai Antarctic.
Anoxycalyx joubini Volcano sponge Antarctic.
Asconema setubalense Southwest Atlantic and th
Bathydorus spinosus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Caulophacus cyanae Eastern Central Pacific. 50 NG
Caulophacus discohexaster Western Central Pacific.
Caulophacus hadalis Southwest Pacific
Caulophacus latus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Caulophacus leonieae Antarctic Atlantic
Caulophacus onychohexactinus Western Central Pacific.
Caulophacus oviformis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Caulophacus pipetta Antarctic Indian Ocean
Crateromorpha caledoniensis Western Central Pacific.
Crateromorpha cylindrica Southern Pacific
Crateromorpha haliprum Western Central Pacific.
Crateromorpha pedunculata Western Central Pacific
Hyalascus anisoactinus Western Central Pacific.
Hyalascus farallonesensis Eastern Central Pacific
Hyalascus pinulohexactinus Western Central Pacific.
Lophocalyx moscalevia Western Central Pacific.
Lophocalyx philippinensis Western Central Pacific
Lophocalyx suluana Western Central Pacific
Rhabdocalyptus australis Northeast Pacific and the
Rhabdocalyptus dawsoni Boot sponge Eastern Pacific 150 H
Rhabdocalyptus mirabilis Northeast Atlantic
Rossella antarctica Antarctic Indian Ocean
Rossella levis Antarctic Atlantic
Rossella nuda Antarctic.
Rossella racovitzae Antarctic.
Schaudinnia rosea Arctic
Staurocalyptus dowlingi Round lipped boot sponge Northeast Pacific
Sympagella clavipinula Western Central Pacific.
Sympagella gracilis Western Central Pacific
Sympagella johnstoni Antarctic Indian Ocean
Vazella pourtalesii Pourtales's glass sponge Atlantic Ocean



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