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Noun1.Bramidae - deep-bodied percoid fishes of the open seas
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
Brama, genus Brama - type genus of the Bramidae
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Scientific name Common name Fish Albatrossia pectoralis Giant grenadier Anoplopoma fimbria Sablefish Antimora microlepis Pacific flatnose Bramidae Unident.
Cabezon (j) Scorpeanichthys marmoratus Pacific staghorn Leptocottus armatus sculpin Agonidae Sturgeon poacher (j) Podothecus acipenserinus Cyclopteridae Pacific spiny Eumicrotremus orbis lumpsucker Carangidae Jack mackerel Trachurus symmetricus Bramidae Pacific pomfret Brama japonica Anarhichadidae Wolf-eel (j) Anarrhichthys ocellatus Ammodytidae Pacific sandlance Ammodytes hexapterus Zaprodidae Prowfish (j) Zaprora silenus Scombridae Chub mackerel Scomber japonicus Centrolophidae Medusafish Icichthys lockingtoni Bothidae Sanddabs (j) Citharichthys spp.
Ragfish are regarded as coldwater fish of the subarctic zoogeographic region of the North Pacific Ocean which lies north of the 8-10[degrees]C surface isotherm where it is associated with Bramidae (pomfret, Brama japonica), Anoplopomatidae (skilfish, Erelipis zonifer), and Salmonidae (Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus spp.