Rachycentridae


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Related to Rachycentridae: Sparidae
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Noun1.Rachycentridae - family of pelagic fishes containing solely the cobia
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
genus Rachycentron, Rachycentron - genus and family are coextensive and comprise only the cobia
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Cobia (Rachycentron canadum), belonging to the monotypic family Rachycentridae (Actinopterygii: Perciformes), is a large, pelagic, migratory species distributed throughout tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and western Pacific oceans (Shaffer and Nakamura, 1989).
They're the only fish in their scientific family, Rachycentridae.
Unidentified tilefish Pomatomidae, Bluefishes 49 Pomatomus saltatrix Bluefish Rachycentridae, Cobias 50 Rachycentron canadum Cobia Echeneidae, Remoras 51 Echeneis naucrates Sharksucker Carangidae, Jacks 52 Alectis ciliaris African pompano 53 Caranx bartholomaei Yellow jack 54 Caranx crysos Blue runner 55 Caranx hippos Crevalle jack 56 Caranx latus Horae-eye jack 57 Caranx ruber Bar jack 58 Caranx spp.