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Noun1.Holocentridae - squirrelfishes and soldierfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Berycomorphi, order Berycomorphi - an order of spiny-finned fish in the superorder Acanthopterygii
genus Holocentrus, Holocentrus - type genus of the family Holocentridae; squirrelfishes
squirrelfish - very small, brightly colored (especially red) nocturnal fishes of shallow waters or tropical reefs; they make sounds like a squirrel's bark
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X Myripristis leiognathos X Sargocentron suborbitalis X MELAMPFLAIDAE Melanphaidae spp.
Las especies Cirrhitichthys 0xycephalus, Lythrypnus dalli y Myripristis leiognathus, fueron citadas para Peru por Chirichigno & Cornejo (2001).
Myripristis jacobus (pez ardilla / blackbar soldierfish): presenta una coloracion rojo intenso y posee una raya negra detras de la branquia.
129 The 18 different Myripristis species are named soldier fish because of their habit of moving in compact formations.