serranid fish


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Related to serranid fish: Percoidea, Epinephelinae
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Noun1.serranid fish - marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
family Serranidae, Serranidae - marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish
Morone americana, white perch, silver perch - small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streams
Morone interrupta, yellow bass - North American freshwater bass resembling the larger marine striped bass
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
soapfish - fishes with slimy mucus-covered skin; found in the warm Atlantic coastal waters of America
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Such cooperative "egg trading" behavior has been observed in several serranid fish species as well as in polychaete worms (external fertilizers) (Fischer, 1980; Axelrod and Hamilton, 1981; Sella and Ramella, 1999; Sella and Lorenzi, 2000; Erisman and Allen, 2006; Crowley and Hart, 2007; Hart et al.
Evidence for protogynous hermaphroditism in the serranid fish Epinephelus drummondhayi (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the Campeche Bank in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
Joy and Jones (1973) observed similar ulceration on a serranid fish where Lernaea cruciata infestation was observed accompanied by an inflammatory response characterized by an extensive proliferation of fibrous connective tissue elements wherein both the dermis and musculature of the host were involved.
2005) documented that warm water conditions resulted in an unusually heavy infestation of philometrid nematodes which can function as a threat to the serranid fish population as these parasitic nematodes decreased the spawning capacity of serranids.
Genetic relationships of the color morphs of the serranid fish Hypoplectrus unicolor.