Chiasmodontidae

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Chiasmodontidae
Chiasmodon niger.jpg
Black swallower, Chiasmodon niger
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Trachinoidei
Family: Chiasmodontidae
T. N. Gill, 1883
Genera[1]

Chiasmodon
Dysalotus
Kali
Pseudoscopelus

The Chiasmodontidae, snaketooth fishes, are a family of deep-sea perciform fishes known from oceans worldwide.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). "Chiasmodontidae" in FishBase. February 2013 version.