family Haemulidae


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Related to family Haemulidae: Holocentridae
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Noun1.family Haemulidae - grunts
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
grunt - medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
genus Haemulon, Haemulon - type genus of the Haemulidae
Anisotremus, genus Anisotremus - a genus of Haemulidae
genus Orthopristis, Orthopristis - a genus of Haemulidae
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It belongs to the family Haemulidae and can be found at depths between 15 and 50m in soft, sandy and muddy bottoms of the coastal waters in the Gulf of Guinea (Mensah and Quaatey, 2002).
The painted sweetlips (Diagramma pictum (Thunberg, 1792)), is a member of the family Haemulidae and is widely distributed throughout the Indo-West Pacific, from the Red Sea and East Africa to Japan and New Caledonia (Randall et al.

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