Polyodontidae


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Related to Polyodontidae: paddlefish, Duckbill fish
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Noun1.Polyodontidae - paddlefishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Ganoidei, order Ganoidei - a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales
genus Polyodon, Polyodon - type genus of the Polyodontidae
genus Psephurus, Psephurus - a genus of Polyodontidae
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The paddlefish is the only species of its scientific family, Polyodontidae, found in North America.
appendix, American brook lamprey 2 1 Acipenseridae Scaphirhynchus platorynchus, shovelnose sturgeon 4 1 4 Polyodontidae Polyodon spathula, paddlefish 26 Lepisosteidae Lepisosteus oculatus, spotted gar L.
appendix (DeKay), American NW brook lamprey Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, sea NW lamprey Order Acipenseriformes (paddlefish, strugeons) Family Acipenseridae (sturgeon) Acipenser fulvescens Rafinesque, W, S lake surgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus W, SE (Rafinesque), shovelnose sturgeon Family Polyodontidae (paddlefish) Polyodon spathula (Walbaum), W, SE paddlefish Order Lepisosteiformes (gars) Family Lepisosteidae (gars) Lepisosteus oculatus Winchell, NE, SW spotted gar L.