family Serranidae


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Noun1.family Serranidae - marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish
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
serranid, serranid fish - marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters
genus Morone, Morone - carnivorous fresh and salt water fishes
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
genus Synagrops, Synagrops - a genus of Serranidae
genus Roccus, Roccus - a genus of Serranidae
genus Serranus, Serranus - type genus of the Serranidae: mostly small Pacific sea basses
Epinephelus, genus Epinephelus - genus of groupers or sea bass
genus Paranthias, Paranthias - a genus of Serranidae
genus Rypticus, Rypticus - a genus of fish of the family Serranidae, including soapfishes
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The genus Acanthistius, included in the speciose family Serranidae (Nelson, 2006; but see Smith and Craig, 2007), is represented by 2 species in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean: Acanthistius brasilianus, which ranges from 15[degrees]S (Brazil) to 36[degrees]S (Uruguay) (Irigoyen et al.
The family Serranidae (Perciformes) is one of the largest perciform families with 5 subfamilies, 64 genera and 529 valid species (Eschmeyer & Fong, 2012).

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