Schindleriidae (Schindler fish; subclass Actinopterygii, order Perciformes) A small family of small (about 3 cm long) fish that have a scaleless and transparent body. All the fins are very small and the pelvic fins are lacking. Probably fairly abundant, Schindleria praematurus is found in surface waters of the Pacific Ocean.
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