Lophotidae

plural noun Lo·phot·i·dae \ləˈfätəˌdē\

Definition of Lophotidae

  1. :  a monotypic family of elongated ribbonlike deep-sea fishes (order Allotriognathi) — compare oarfish

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Origin and Etymology of lophotidae

New Latin, from Lophotes, type genus (irregular from Greek lophos crest) + -idae


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