Labracoglossidae (subclass Actinopterygii, order Perciformes) A family of marine fish that have a single dorsal fin (the soft-rayed part of the dorsal and anal fins being covered in scales), and a protractile mouth. Labracoglossa argentiventris is a common species in Japanese waters and grows to about 25 cm. There are about five species, found in the western Pacific.
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