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Noun1.Luvarus - type genus of the LuvaridaeLuvarus - type genus of the Luvaridae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
louvar, Luvarus imperialis - large silvery fish found worldwide in warm seas but nowhere common; resembles a whale and feeds on plankton
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Key words: Balistes, Balistidae, Luvarus, Luvaridae, new records, range extension
These include tuna (Thunnus), bonito (Sarda), Luvarus, mackerel (Scomber), the cutlassfish (Trichiurus), marlins or spearfish (Tetrapterus), and swordfish (Xiphias).
Discarded bycatch (excluding marine mammals) included swordfish, three tuna species, three species each of sharks and rays, Myctophidae, squid, Loligo pealed; unspecified fish, louver, Luvarus imperalis; jellyfish, and snipe eels (Nemichthyidae) (Table 1).