sea chub

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Noun1.sea chub - schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Bermuda chub, Kyphosus sectatrix, rudderfish - food and game fish around Bermuda and Florida; often follow ships
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Taxa missing from Phase III, but present in other time periods, are sea chubs (Kyphosidae), mullets, and scorpionfishes (Scorpaenidae).
Jacks (Carangidae), grunts (Haemulidae), sea chubs, and scorpionfishes are absent from the Phase IV sample.
sea chubs, needlefishes, rabbitfishes [Siganidae]), but because of the overall rarity of these fish, such changes cannot necessarily be interpreted as meaningful.