Kyphosidae


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Related to Kyphosidae: Sphyraenidae, sea chub, Girella nigricans
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Noun1.Kyphosidae - sea chubs
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
sea chub - schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic
genus Kyphosus, Kyphosus - type genus of the Kyphosidae
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2013) Revision of the family Kyphosidae (Teleostei: Perciformes).
21 (12-66) 4 (13-71) 8 (11-22) Trachinotuscarolinus Trachinotus falcatus Lobotidae Lobotes surinamensis 11 (11-52) 2 (29-30) 1 (33) Mullidae Mulloidichthys martinicus * 1 (87) Pseudupeneus maculatus 3 (37-43) Kyphosidae Kyphosus incisor 2 (29-91) 4 (19-39) 1 (14) Kyphosus sectatrix 30 (15-89) 2 (25-33) Kyphosus sp.
1984) Fishing Area Family Atlantic Ocean Hemiramphidae Hemiramphidae Belonidae Excoetidae Balistidae Carangidae Clupeidae Hemiramphidae Kyphosidae Labridae Florida Bay Hemiramphidae Hemiramphidae Belonidae Clupeidae Sparidae Belonidae Hemiramphidae Carangidae Gerreidae Haemulidae Ostraciidae Sphyraenidae Tetradontidae Fishing area Common name Atlantic Ocean Ballyhoo Balao Needlefishes Flyingfishes Leatherjackets Jacks Herrings Smallwing flyingfish Sea chubs Wrasses Florida Bay Ballyhoo Silverstripe halfbreak Herrings Porgies Needlefishes Hardhead halfbreak Jacks Mojarras Grunts Boxfishes Barracudas Puffers Fishing area Frequency n Percentage Atlantic Ocean 185 15,280 70.
Targeted species were classified into five groups according to Bellwood (1988): reef-associated species (Carangidae and Sphyraenidae), reef planktivores (Acanthuridae, Caesionidae, and Pomacentridae), reef species (mainly Lutjanidae, Lethrinidae, Scaridae, Serranidae, Kyphosidae, and octopus), open water species (Belonidae, Elopidae, and Scombridae), and off-reef species (Lutjanidae).