- MASDEA (1997).
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
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Crestfishes are lampriform fishes in the family Lophotidae. They are elongated, ribbon-like fishes, silver in color, found in deep tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. Their scientific name is from Greek lophos meaning "crest" and refer to the crest (part of the dorsal fin) that emerges from the snout and head; this structure gives them their other name of unicorn fishes.
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