family Apogonidae


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Noun1.family Apogonidae - bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouthfamily Apogonidae - bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth
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
cardinalfish - small red fishes of coral reefs and inshore tropical waters
Apogon, genus Apogon - type genus of the Apogonidae
Astropogon, genus Astropogon - a genus of fish of the family Apogonidae
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The cardinalfish family Apogonidae is best known for its marine members, which includes more than 300 species worldwide, mainly in tropical latitudes.