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Family: Hypneaceae (See list of species below)

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12 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Hypnea boergesenii
[Tufted sea moss]
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Hypnea cenomyce
[]
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Hypnea charoides
[]
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Hypnea cornuta
[]
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Hypnea esperi
[]
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Hypnea flagelliformis
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Hypnea hamulosa
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Hypnea musciformis
[crozier weed]
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Hypnea nidulans
[red algae]
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Hypnea pannosa
[Tattered sea moss]
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Hypnea spinella
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Hypnea valentiae
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12 Species of Family Hypneaceae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Hypnea boergesenii Tufted sea moss Indo-West Pacific.
Hypnea cenomyce Southeast Pacific
Hypnea charoides Western Central Pacific
Hypnea cornuta Western Indian Ocean and
Hypnea esperi Pacific Ocean
Hypnea flagelliformis Western Indian Ocean
Hypnea hamulosa Western Indian Ocean
Hypnea musciformis crozier weed Indo-West Pacific, Atlant
Hypnea nidulans red algae Indian Ocean
Hypnea pannosa Tattered sea moss Indo-Pacific and Atlantic
Hypnea spinella Indian Ocean and Western
Hypnea valentiae Atlantic Ocean



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