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Kneriidae


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(subclass Actinopterygii, order Gonorynchiformes)

A small family of freshwater fish that have a single dorsal fin opposite the ventral fins, a slender body, and a low-slung mouth with a protractile upper jaw. They have an accessory respiratory organ and can climb over land, e.g. to negotiate waterfalls. There are about 12 species, found in tropical Africa.

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