[ ak-uhn-thoh-dee-uhn ]
/ ˌæk ənˈθoʊ di ən /
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any small, spiny-finned, sharklike fish of the extinct order Acanthodii, from the Paleozoic Era.
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There is no evidence that the lateral row of spines in the acanthodian Climatius has any other than a defensive significance.