family Synodontidae


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Noun1.family Synodontidae - soft-finned bottom-dwelling fishes
Malacopterygii, superorder Malacopterygii - an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
fish family - any of various families of fish
lizardfish, snakefish, snake-fish - tropical fishes with large mouths in lizard-like heads; found worldwide
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Lizardfishes belonging to the family Synodontidae and comprise of 4 genera and 57 species in the world (Nelson, 2006).
the family Synodontidae comprising of four genera and about 57 species in the world (Nelson, 2006) and were reported from east coast of Africa, Madagascar and Red Sea coast, Pakistan, India, Srilanka, Maldives, Thailand, Philippines, China, Korea and Japan (Fisher and Bianchi, 1983).
The aulopiform lizardfish family Synodontidae is represented in the western Atlantic by 3 genera: Synodus (5 species recognized before this study), Saurida (4), and Trachinocephalus (1).

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