Pempheridae


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Noun1.Pempheridae - sweepers
fish family - any of various families of fish
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
sweeper - little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body
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Perciformes (continued) families: Chaetodontidae, Toxotidae, Monodactylidae, Pempheridae, Kyphopsidae, Lutjanidae, Lobotidae, Sparidae, Nandidae, Sciaenidae, Malacanthidae, Cepolidae.
Volume 11 (Fowler, 1931) treated Pseudochromidae, Lobotidae, Pempheridae, Priacanthidae, Lutjanidae, Pomadasyidae (= Haemulidae), and Teraponidae.
Fishes of the families Pseudochromidae, Lobotidae, Pempheridae, Priacanthidae, Lutjanidae, Pomadasyidae, and Teraponidae, collected by the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer "Albatross," chiefly in Philippine Seas and adjacent waters.