Aulostomidae

plural noun
Au·​lo·​stom·​i·​dae | \ ˌȯləˈstäməˌdē \

Definition of Aulostomidae

: a family (order Solenichthyes or Aulostomi) of elongated compressed small-scaled fishes of warm seas having a group of separate dorsal spines and a single barbel under the chin — see aulostomus

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History and Etymology for Aulostomidae

New Latin Aulostomus, type genus + -idae

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“Aulostomidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aulostomidae. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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