Noctilionidae

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Noctilionidae

[näk‚til·ē′än·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The fish-eating bats, a tropical American monogeneric family of the Chiroptera having small eyes and long, narrow wings.
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Then they offer detailed accounts of the family Emballonurdiae (sac-winged bats), family Phyllostomidae (leaf-nosed bats), family Mormoopidae (mustached bats), family Noctilionidae (bulldog bats), family Molossidae (free-tailed bats), and family Vespertillionidae (common bats).
In the New World, bulldog bats trawl lakes with their talons to catch and eat fish.