Order HIODONTIFORMES

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Family HIODONTIDAE Mooneyes

Hiodon Lesueur 1818    hio, tongue or hyoid bone; odon, tooth, referring to toothed tongue

Hiodon alosoides (Rafinesque 1819)    oides, having the form of: alosa, shad, referring to resemblance to alosine shads

Hiodon tergisus Lesueur 1818    polished, referring to silvery sheen