Phallostethidae

Phallostethidae

[‚fal·ō′steth·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of actinopterygian fishes in the order Atheriniformes.
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They all belong to a family called Phallostethidae and live in south-east Asia.
Dyer and Chernoff (1996) considered Iso and Notocheirus to be more derived than Atherinopsidae, and a sister group to the so-called infraorder Atherines (comprising four families Melanotaeniidae, Atherionidae, Phallostethidae and Atherinidae).