family Centrarchidae


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Noun1.family Centrarchidae - sunfish family
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
centrarchid, sunfish - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
Ambloplites, genus Ambloplites - a genus of Centrarchidae
freshwater bass - North American food and game fish
genus Micropterus, Micropterus - American freshwater black basses
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The other fishes, all of the family centrarchidae (common name "sunfishes") were processed individually.
Between March, 2001 and August, 2002, 56 fishes representing nine species from the family Centrarchidae were collected from three backwater habitats in Hardin County, Texas, U.
Despite the problems, we noted a beaver and some tolerant species of family Centrarchidae still inhabiting the creek.