Acanthuridae


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Noun1.Acanthuridae - surgeonfishesAcanthuridae - surgeonfishes        
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
surgeonfish - brightly colored coral-reef fish with knifelike spines at the tail
Acanthurus, genus Acanthurus - type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes
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All fish families showed high variation in abundance among sites, with the abundance of some commercially important fish such as the Acanthuridae, Lethrinidae, Lutjanidae, and Haemulidae being relatively higher less than 500 individuals per ha,' the report says.
Number of Family Common name species Opistognathidae jawfishes 1 Priacanthidae bigeyes 2 Holocentridae squirrelfishes 1 Pomacanthidae angelfishes 5 Balistidae triggerfishes 3 Pomacentridae damselfishes 5 Labridae wrasses 7 Serranidae sea basses and groupers 23 Chaetodontidae butterflyfishes 3 Malacanthidae tilefishes 2 Sparidae porgies 6 Acanthuridae surgeonfishes 3 Haemulidae grunts 4 Lutjanidae snappers 7 Scaridae parrotfishes 4 Tetraodontidae puffers 2 Mullidae goatfishes 2 Muraenidae morays 2 Carangidae jacks 6 Sphyraenidae barracudas 1 Scombridae mackerels 1 Mean Mean Probability duration number of of being Family (s) individuals seen in video Opistognathidae 504 22 1.
Discusion: dientes espatulados y poli-cuspidados caracteristicos de los peces cirujanos que no se asemeja a ningun otro percomorfo, por ello los dientes recuperados se incluyen dentro de la familia Acanthuridae.
X Kyphosus analogus X Medialuna californiensis X EPHIPPIDAE Chaetodipterus zonatus X ACANTHURIDAE Acanthuridae spp.
0 Osteichthyes (Bony fishes) Acanthuridae surgeonfishes 371 18.
The most common families are the Pomacentridae (angelfish, damselfish and clownfish), the Holocentridae (soldierfish and squirrelfish), Chaetodonitidae (butterfly fish) Acanthuridae (surgeonfish, named for the sharp spines at the base of the tail), the Muraenidae (moray eels), the Serranidae (sea-bass and groupers), the Scaridae (parrotfish, named for the shape of their mouths, capable of rasping the hard coral), and the Balistidae (triggerfish).
Por otra parte, se observo la presencia de peces en estadio juvenil, principalmente de las familias Scaridae, Haemulidae, Labridae, Lutjanidae, Pomacentridae y Acanthuridae, lo que sugiere que el parque de Xel-Ha esta funcionando como una zona de crianza.
Parrotfish V Scarus taeinopterus Princess parrotfish V Sparisoma atomarium Greenblotch parrotfish V Sparisoma aurofrenatum Redband parrotfish V T Sparisoma viride Spotlight parrotfish V Gobiidae Coryphopterus personatus/hyalinus Masked/Glass goby V Acanthuridae Acanthurus sp.
Diel move- Species Family ment(*) 1) Pomacentrus moluccensis Pomacentridae SA 2) Pomacentrus amboinensis Pomacentridae SA 3) Pomacentrus wardi Pomacentridae SA 4) Pomacentrus lepidogenys Pomacentridae MV 5) Chrysiptera rollandi Pomacentridae SA 6) Thallassoma lunare Labridae HV 7) Halichoeres melanurus Labridae MV 8) Amblyglyphidodon curacao Pomacentridae MV 9) Labrichthys unilineatus Labridae MV 10) Ctenochaetus binotatus Acanthuridae HV 11) Coris schroederi Labridae MV 12) Labroides dimidiatus Labridae SA 13) Labropsis australis Labridae MV 14) Scarus sordidus Scaridae HV 15) Stethojulis strigiventer Labridae HV (*) Diel movement: SA = site-attached, MV = low-medium vagility, HV = high vagility.
Dentro de los peces destacan las familias Pomacanthidae (Pomacanthus zonipectus, Holacanthus passer), Pomacentridae (Chromis atrilobata, Stegastes rectifraenum, Microspathodon dorsalis, Abudefduf troschelii), Acanthuridae (Acanthurus xanthopterus), Labridae (Thalassoma lucasanum, Bodianus diplotaenia), Tetraodontidae (Arothron meleagris), Hippocampinae (Hippocampus ingens) y dentro de los invertebrados destacan los crustaceos de las familias Hippolytidae (Lysmata californica), Gnathophyllidae (Gnathophyllum panamense), Stenopodidae (Stenopus sp.