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(subclass Actinopterygii, order Perciformes)

A small family of slender-bodied, marine coastal fish that have a protractile mouth, spineless, long, dorsal and anal fins, and the lower jaw lined with skin tufts (cirri). There are about three species, found in S. Africa and Australia.

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