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Ipnopidae


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(subclass Actinopterygii, order Myctophiformes)

A small family of deep-sea fish that have a very slender body, flat head with protruding lower jaw, and peculiar yellow eyespots directed dorsally. There are about five species, distributed world-wide, some at depths of 1000–2000 m.

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