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Apteronotidae


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(subclass Actino-pterygii, order Cypriniformes)

A family of freshwater fish that have a body tapering down to a narrow tail with a tiny tail fin. Related to the electric eels, the apteronotids can also produce weak electric charges. They occur in S. America.

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