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; superorder Scopelomorpha, order Myctophiformes)

A small family of marine fish that have a relatively large head with well-developed teeth in the upper and lower jaws, eyes located above the jaws, and a single dorsal and an adipose fin. They are small (about 16 cm), rather fragile fish. There are about six species.

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