Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A family of symbran-chiate fishes. The technical characters are a cranium abbreviated behind, branchial apparatus partly behind the cranium, a scapular arch not directly connected with the skull, and a double vascular lung-like sac communicating with the branchial cavity. Only one species is known, the cuchia or Amphipnous cuchia. It is a common East Indian fish, of a sluggish nature, and amphibious in its mode of life. It has a very long eel-like form.
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