Xe*nop`te*ryg"i*i (?), n. pl. [NL., from Gr. xe`nos strange + , dim. of a wing.] Zool.

A suborder of fishes including Gobiesox and allied genera. These fishes have soft-rayed fins, and a ventral sucker supported in front by the pectoral fins. They are destitute of scales.


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