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; subclass Actinopterygii, order Lophiiformes)

A family of short, thickset, deep-sea fish, with a large mouth, minute eyes, and a long, fleshy ‘lure’ above the eyes. The much smaller males are attached to the females, remaining in a parasitic association.

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