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Non-fish Identification: Find Species

Family: Scytosiphonaceae (See list of species below)

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15 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Analipus japonicus
[fir needle]
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Colpomenia bullosa
[]
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Colpomenia durvillaei
[]
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Colpomenia peregrina
[oyster thief]
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Colpomenia ramosa
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Colpomenia sinuosa
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Haplogloia andersonii
[hairy brown seaweed]
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Iyengaria stellata
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Petalonia fascia
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Petalonia zosterifolia
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Rosenvingea floridana
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Rosenvingea intricata
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Scytosiphon dotyi
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Scytosiphon lomentaria
[beanweed]
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Stragularia clavata
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15 Species of Family Scytosiphonaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Analipus japonicus fir needle Eastern Pacific
Colpomenia bullosa Eastern Pacific
Colpomenia durvillaei Southeast Pacific
Colpomenia peregrina oyster thief Eastern Pacific
Colpomenia ramosa Central East Pacific
Colpomenia sinuosa Indo-Pacific, Western Cen
Haplogloia andersonii hairy brown seaweed Eastern Pacific
Iyengaria stellata Western Indian Ocean.
Petalonia fascia Eastern Pacific
Petalonia zosterifolia Northeast Atlantic
Rosenvingea floridana Western Indian Ocean
Rosenvingea intricata Western Indian Ocean and
Scytosiphon dotyi Western Indian Ocean
Scytosiphon lomentaria beanweed Indo-Pacific.
Stragularia clavata Northeast Atlantic



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