Xenopterygii

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xenopterygii

(Science: zoology) 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.

Origin: NL, from Gr. Xenos strange _, dim. Of a wing.

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