graysby


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grays·by

 (grāz′bē)
n.
A tropical grouper (Cephalopholus cruentata), of the coral reefs of the Florida Keys and the West Indies, having a red-spotted body with dark spots below the dorsal fin.

[Origin unknown.]
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This includes gag, black, red, scamp, coney, rock hind, red hind, yellowfin, yellowmouth and graysby.
Reproductive biology of the Panama Graysby, Cephalopholis pumamensis (Teleostei: Epinephelidae), from the Gulf of California Journal of Fish Biology 76:1312-1328.
Graysby were the most abundant group of larvae collected in the Gulf of Mexico that could be identified to species.
Jack (family) Carangidae Graysby Cephalopholis cruentata Tattler Serranus phoebe Squirrelfishes (family) Holocentridae Rainbow runner Elagatis bipinnulata Black margate Anisotremus surinamensis Bigeye scad Selar crumenophthalmus Bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus Red hind Epinephelus guttatus Grouper (genus) Mycteroperca Scorpionfish Scorpaena sp.
Black, red, gag and scamp are the famous four, but the list includes: red hind, rock hind, coney, graysby, yellowfin and yellowmouth grouper.
Smaller grouper such as coney, Cephalopholis fulva, and graysby, C.
Includes red, gag, black, scamp, yellowfin, yellowmouth, rock hind, red hind, coney and graysby.
11) Almacojack Banded rudderfish Graysby Queen triggerfish Rock hind Five (0.