A fish of the family members Polyodontidae, having an extended paddle-shaped snout, particularly Polyodon spathula of the Mississippi River basin. Also called spoonbill.
Any of several primitive fish, of household Polyodontidae, which have an extended snout formed like a paddle.
a big ganoid fish (Polyodon spathula) found in the rivers of this Mississippi Valley. This has a lengthy spatula-shaped snout. Known as in addition duck-billed pet, and spoonbill sturgeon.
The spoon-billed sturgeon, Polyodon (or Spatularia) spatula, a ganoid seafood of this household Polyodontidæ (or Spatulariidæ), attaining a length of five or six feet, loaded in the Mississippi river and its particular bigger tributaries.
ancient seafood for the Mississippi valley having an extended paddle-shaped snout