from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of acanthopterygian fishes, typified by the genus Notothenia, including those which have a short spinous dorsal, an elongate body, blunt head of normal aspect, ctenoid scales, and the lateral line interrupted or continued high up on the tail.


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