family Lutjanidae


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Noun1.family Lutjanidae - snappers
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
snapper - any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
genus Lutjanus, Lutjanus - type genus of the Lutjanidae: snappers
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The lane snapper Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus, 1758) belongs to the family Lutjanidae and inhabits rocky bottoms from the surface to about 120 m depth, from North Carolina (USA) to southeastern Brazil.
The use of the Pisces V submersible to locate nursery grounds of commercially important deepwater snappers, family Lutjanidae, in Hawaii, 62 p.