Ophidiidae

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Ophidiidae

[‚äf·ə′dī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of small actinopterygian fishes in the order Gadiformes, comprising the cusk eels and brotulas.
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Family Ophidiidae Brotula clarkae Hubbs, 1944 Pacific Bearded Brotula Chilara taylori (Girard, 1858) Spotted Cusk-eel Dicrolene filamentosa Garman, 1899 Threadfin Cusk-eel Lamprogrammus niger Alcock, 1891 Paperbone Cusk-eel Ophidion scrippsae (Hubbs, 1916) Basketweave Cusk-eel Spectrunculus grandis (Gunther, 1877) Giant Cusk-eel Family Bythitidae Brosphycis marginata (Ayres, 1854) Red Brotula Cataetyx rubrirostris Gilbert, 1890 Rubynose Brotula Grammonus diagrammus (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903) Purple Brotula