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Related to Ogcocephalidae: family Ogcocephalidae, batfish
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Noun1.Ogcocephalidae - batfishes: sluggish bottom-dwelling spiny fishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Pediculati, Pediculati - anglers and batfishes; spiny-finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth
batfish - bottom-dweller of warm western Atlantic coastal waters having a flattened scaleless body that crawls about on fleshy pectoral and pelvic fins
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