Albula vulpes


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Noun1.Albula vulpes - slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoonsAlbula vulpes - slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoons
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Albula, genus Albula - type and sole genus of the family Albulidae
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Las especies Acanthurus bahianus (Castelnau 1855) fue caracteristica en lluvias; en cambio Stegastes fuscus (Cuvier 1830) lo fue en "nortes"; mientras que Albula vulpes (Linnaeus 1758) y Halichoeres bivittatus (Bloch 1791) en secas.
This was by far the most diverse group including a mix of demersal or bottom dwelling (e.g., Syacium micrurum Ranzani, 1842, Syacium Papillosum (Linnaeus, 1758), Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)) and pelagic (e.g., Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758, Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758), Scomberomorus brasiliensis Collette, Russo and Zavala-Camin, 1978, Trachinotus carolinus (linnaeus, 1766), Brevoortia aurea (Spix and Agassiz, 1829)) species.
In early popular books on American game fishes, the common name "ladyfish" was used to describe various inshore coastal fish, including Albula vulpes, today otherwise known as the bonefish.