Scientific name Bembridae
|Similar Scorpaeniformes, Ereuniidae, Apistidae, Congiopodidae, Australian prowfish|
The deep-water flatheads are a family, the Bembridae, of bottom-dwelling fish. They are thought to be more primitive than their close relatives, the true flatheads. Despite the common name, their heads are only slightly flattened and have spiny ridges.
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