from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A family of extinct Cretaeeous and early Tertiary fishes, with the body generally provided with four rows of subtriangular scutes with intermediate scale-like smaller ones, and the head long and with produced jaws. It includes the genera Dercetis, Leptotrachelus, Saurorhamphus, etc. Dercetidœ is a synonym.
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