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Osteoglossiformes


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(subclass Actinopterygii, superorder Osteoglossomorpha)

An order of freshwater fish that includes several families with fossil relatives. All have a single, soft-rayed, dorsal fin, low-placed pectoral fins, small, mid-ventral, pelvic fins, and a long-based anal fin. The order includes the Notopteridae (featherback), Hiodontidae (mooneye), Osteoglossidae (bony tongue), and Pantodontidae (butterfly fish).

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