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(subclass Actinopterygii, order Perciformes)

A family of small, mainly marine fish, restricted to the cooler waters of the southern hemisphere, including oceanic islands (e.g. Tristan da Cunha). A freshwater representative, Pseudaphritis urvilli (congolli) of S. Australia, lives in rivers, where it reaches a length of some 35 cm. There are about six species.

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