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Veliferidae


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; subclass Actinopterygii, order Lampridiformes)

A small family of deep-bodied, marine fish, that have long and high, multi-rayed, dorsal and anal fins, and a strongly forked tail fin. The mouth is small, but highly protractile. There are three species inhabiting the deeper waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

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