Comephoridae (Baikal oilfish; subclass Actinopterygii, order Scorpaeniformes) A small family of freshwater fish found only in Lake Baikal (Russia). They have a scaleless body, a snake-like head, and very long pectoral fins. Almost translucent, the body has a high fat content.
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