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Lactariidae


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; subclass Actinopterygii, order Perciformes)

A small family of marine fish that have an oblong, compressed body and an oblique, large mouth with a prominent lower jaw. The pectorals are long and pointed, the tail fin forked. Lactarius lactarius (24 cm), found in the Indo-Pacific region, is of some commercial importance in India and Malaysia. Two species are known.

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