EmbiotocoidEm`bi*ot"o*coid\, a. [NL. Embiotoca, the name of one genus + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Belonging to, or resembling, the Embiotocid[ae]. -- n. One of a family of fishes (Embiotocid[ae]) abundant on the coast of California, remarkable for being viviparous; -- also called surf fishes and viviparous fishes. See Illust. in Append.