Notacanthidae

plural noun
No·​ta·​can·​thi·​dae | \-n(t)thəˌdē\

Definition of Notacanthidae 

: a small family of deep-sea fishes (order Heteromi) resembling eels and having long dorsal and anal fins with both spines and soft rays

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History and Etymology for Notacanthidae

New Latin, from Notacanthus, type genus + -idae

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