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Noun1.Percophidae - percoid flatheads
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
flathead - pallid bottom-dwelling flat-headed fish with large eyes and a duck-like snout
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sanpaulensis Resource Family Fishes Sciaenidae Stromateidae Sciaenidae Phycidae Triglidae Phycidae Percophidae Cheilodactylidae Ariidae Phycidae Serranidae Paralichthydae Balistidae Sciaenidae Scianidae Trichiuridae Lophiidae Ophidiidae Sparidae Paralichthydae Mugiloididae Sciaenidae Zeidae Rajidae Sciaenidae Sciaenidae Branchiostegidae Haemulidae Sciaenidae Crustaceans Penaeidae Penaeidae Geryonidae Aristeidae Penaeidae Penaeidae Pandalidae Molluscs Ommastrephidae Octopodidae Loliginidae Table 2.
Squatinidae Argentine conger Conger orbignianus, Congridae Myrophis punctatus, Ophichthidae Raneya brasiliensis Ophidiidae Argentine croaker Umbrina canosai Sciaenidae Argentine goatfish Mullus argentinae Mullidae Argentine hake Merluccius hubbsi Phycidae Argentine red shrimp Pleoticus muelleri Penaeidae Argentine stiletto Artemesia longinaris Penaeidae shrimp Atlantic bigeye Priacanthus arenatus Priacantidae Banded croaker Paralonchurus brasiliensis Sciaenidae Blue runner Caranx crysos Carangidae Bluewing searobin Prionotus punctatus Triglidae Brazilian codling Urophycis brasiliensis Phycidae Brazilian flathead Percophis brasiliensis Percophidae Codling Urophycis mystacea Phycidae Comb grouper Mycteroperca bonaci, M.
The following nine families were collected only on the summer cruise: Argentinidae, Clinnidae, Dactyloscopidae, Istiophoridae, Caproidae, Macrorhamphosidae, Malacanthidae, Percophidae and Symphysanodontidae, indicating that these groups spawned only in summer.