plural noun
Sym·​bran·​chii | \simˈbraŋkēˌī\

Definition of Symbranchii 

: an order of teleost tropical fishes resembling the true eels (order Apodes) but having the maxillaries and premaxillaries well developed and the pectoral arch joined to or near the skull

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