sea chub

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Related to sea chub: Kyphosidae
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Noun1.sea chub - schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Bermuda chub, Kyphosus sectatrix, rudderfish - food and game fish around Bermuda and Florida; often follow ships
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In total, the assemblage comprised 20 discrete taxa (based on family-level or higher) including all those reported earlier (Fitzpatrick and Kataoka 2005:6), the exception being a single sea chub from Layer 7 in E2/S2.
Taxa missing from Phase III, but present in other time periods, are sea chubs (Kyphosidae), mullets, and scorpionfishes (Scorpaenidae).
Jacks (Carangidae), grunts (Haemulidae), sea chubs, and scorpionfishes are absent from the Phase IV sample.