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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The otolith-based fishes are dominated by sciaenids, congrids, ophidiids, and bothids with one taxon (genus Sciaenidarum gemma) comprising approximately 73% of the specimens.
Conversely, carangids, chlopsids, congrids, muraenids, ophichthids, ophidiids, and tetraodontids were not represented in light-trap samples.