Ogcocephalidae

plural noun Og·co·ce·phal·i·dae \ˌägkōsə̇ˈfaləˌdē\

Definition of Ogcocephalidae

  1. :  a small family of sluggish spiny bottom-dwelling marine fishes (order Pediculati) with broad flat head and body, slender tapering tail, small mouth and feeble teeth, a short illicium, and jugular pelvic fins resembling limbs by means of which they crawl about — see batfish

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Origin and Etymology of ogcocephalidae

New Latin, from Ogcocephalus, type genus + -idae


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