sea chub

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Noun1.sea chub - schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Bermuda chub, Kyphosus sectatrix, rudderfish - food and game fish around Bermuda and Florida; often follow ships
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Age and growth studies on kyphosids are rare in the literature; however, one study indicates opaleye and halfmoon have a similar life span to another temperate kyphosid.
Microcanthid and kyphosid larvae can be distinguished from coastal percichthyid larvae by the higher number of fin elements in the dorsal and anal fins, and the presence of supracleithral spines that are absent in larval percichthyids until the juvenile stage.
Cleaning and scale eating in juveniles of the kyphosid fishes, Hermosilla azurea and Girella nigricans.