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[lof-uh-brangk, loh-fuh-] /ˈlɒf əˌbræŋk, ˈloʊ fə-/

belonging or pertaining to the Lophobranchii, the group of fishes comprising the pipefishes, sea horses, snipefishes, trumpetfishes, etc.
a lophobranch fish.
any teleost fish of the suborder Lophobranchii, having the gills arranged in rounded tufts: includes the pipefishes and sea horses
of, relating to, or belonging to the Lophobranchii


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