Palaeoniscoidei

Palaeoniscoidei

[¦pāl·ē·ō·nis′kȯid·ē‚ī]
(paleontology)
A suborder of extinct fusiform fishes in the order Palaeonisciformes with a heavily ossified exoskeleton and thick rhombic scales on the body surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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