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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.
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