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Xenopterygii


Xe-nopˊte-ryg′i-i

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p
rop.
Noun.
pl.
[NL., from Gr.
ξένοσ
strange + [GREEK], dim. of [GREEK] a wing.]
(Zool.)
A suborder of fishes including
Gobiesox
and allied genera. These fishes have soft-rayed fins, and a ventral sucker supported in front by the pectoral fins. They are destitute of scales.

Definition 2021


Xenopterygii

Xenopterygii

Translingual

Wikispecies

Proper noun

Xenopterygii

  1. A taxonomic order within the class Actinopterygii bony fishes; coextensive with the family Gobiesocidae.