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The Tetrabrachiidae is a monotypic family of lophiiform fishes restricted to shallow (5–55 m) inshore waters around northern Australia, New Guinea, and Indonesia. The only known species, Tetrabrachium ocellatum, has close-set eyes protruding from the dorsal surface of the head and a peculiar webbing between the pectoral fin and the body, and between the pectoral and pelvic fins, characters that reflect a benthic existence in soft substrates such as mud and fine sand.


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