Apogonidae


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Related to Apogonidae: family Apogonidae, Atherinidae, Priacanthidae
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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
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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.
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.
93 Undetermined -- -- -- Apogonidae Apogon pseudomaculatus -- -- -- Apogon spp.
0 0 Antennariidae Histrio histrio 5 1 All others 7 0 Apogonidae Apogon maculatus 302 26 Apogon quadrisquamatus 207 1 Astrapogon puncticulatus 114 5 Aulostomidae Aulostomus maculatus 0 0 Labrisomidae Starksia spp.