family Centropomidae

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Related to family Centropomidae: snook, snooker, Serranidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Centropomidae - a family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos
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
robalo - a kind of percoid fish
Centropomus, genus Centropomus - type genus of the Centropomidae: snooks
snook - large tropical American food and game fishes of coastal and brackish waters; resemble pike
Latinae - a subfamily of the family Centropomidae
genus Lates, Lates - a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
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The timing of these annual events provide additional food resources and habitat for successful recruitment which is characteristic of teleosts of the family Centropomidae (Peters et al.