Apogonidae


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Apogonidae - bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouthApogonidae - bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
cardinalfish - small red fishes of coral reefs and inshore tropical waters
Apogon, genus Apogon - type genus of the Apogonidae
Astropogon, genus Astropogon - a genus of fish of the family Apogonidae
References in periodicals archive ?
In the Apogonidae family, some characteristics are common amongst closely related genera and species, contributing to the understanding of the evolutionary reproductive history of this group (Fishelson & Gon, 2008).
X PRIACANTHIDAE Pristigenys serrula X APOGONIDAE Apogon retrosella X CARANGIDAE Carangidae spp.
De otra parte, es de anotar que aqui no se hizo enfasis en especies de habitos cripticos, asi pues la representatividad de algunas familias como Apogonidae, Gobiidae, Blennidae y Chaenopsidae fue relativamente baja en comparacion con otras evaluaciones.
It is well known that diel changes in species composition occur in reef associated fish populations such as Haemulidae, Lutjanidae, and Apogonidae as a result of inter-habitat movement and foraging (Weinstein and Heck 1979, Nagelkerken et al.
Such a well-defined and striking ephemeral sexual dichromatism has not been previously reported in Apogonidae.
The book contains significant information about other members of the Apogonidae in Part 2, but this is not indicated in the title or in the online descriptions.
TABLE 1 Fish species/species groups recorded during surveys of the Punta Leona Marine Reserve during 1995 and 2006 ID (1) Family Species/ Tg (2) Mob (3) species group 1 Acanthuridae Prionurus h m laticlavius 2 Apogonidae Apogon dovii pl s 3 Balistidae Balistes o m polylepis 4 Pseudobalistes o m naufragium 5 Sufflamen verres i m 6 Belonidae Tylosurus p m crocodilus 7 Blennidae Ophoblennius h s steindachneri 8 Carangidae Caranx p m sexfasciatus or caballus 9 Gnathanodon p m specious 10 Trachinotus p m rhodopus 11 Chaetodontidae Chaetodon i s humeralis 12 Johnrandalia o s nigrirostris 13 Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus c s rivulatus 14 Dasyatidae Dasyatis longa i m 15 Diodontidae Diodon sp.
In particular, recalculated numerical importance for the nocturnal families Apogonidae, Holocentridae, and Priacanthidae (based on nighttime surveys showing a 90.
The cardinalfish family Apogonidae is best known for its marine members, which includes more than 300 species worldwide, mainly in tropical latitudes.