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Related to Carangidae: family Carangidae, carangids
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Noun1.Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm 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
carangid, carangid fish - a percoid fish of the family Carangidae
Caranx, genus Caranx - type genus of the Carangidae
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
Elagatis, genus Elagatis - a genus of Carangidae
genus Oligoplites, Oligoplites - leatherjackets
Alectis, genus Alectis - a genus of Carangidae
genus Selene, Selene - a genus of Carangidae
genus Seriola, Seriola - a genus of Carangidae
genus Trachinotus, Trachinotus - a genus of Carangidae
genus Naucrates, Naucrates - a genus of Carangidae
scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
genus Trachurus, Trachurus - the scads (particularly horse mackerels)
genus Selar, Selar - big-eyed scad
Decapterus, genus Decapterus - scads especially mackerel scad; cosmopolitan in distribution
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Fishes of the Family Carangidae of the Northern Gulf of Mexico and three related species.
By 1976, these other species, comprising mainly Clupeidae, Caesionidae, Atherinidae, and Carangidae, had risen to 10 percent of the catch and continued rising to 30 percent by 1981 (Table 4).
The primary families include: Acanthuridae, Carangidae, Gerreidae, Holocentridae, Kyphosidae, Labridae, Lethrinidae, Lutjanidae, Mugilidae, Mullidae, Scaridae, and Siganidae.
39 Rachycentridae Rachycentron canadum -- -- -- Carangidae Seriola dumerili -- -- 0.
Dominant families collected by neuston net in both Sargassum and openwater habitats were Monacanthidae (83% of S, 79% of OW), Carangidae (9%, 13%), and Exocoetidae (4%, 6%).
Among the 25 species present which were judged to be of economic value, the ten most abundant belonged to the families Carangidae (2 spp.
snailfish 2 Liparis fucensis Slipskin snailfish 1 Liparis pulchellus Showy snailfish 2 Carangidae Trachurus symmetricus Jack mackerel 15 Bathymasteridae Ronquilis jordani Northern ronquil 1 Pholidae Pholis spp.
43 18 Callionymidae Paradiplogrammus bairdi 123 0 Carangidae All species 20 2 Chaetodontidae Chaetodon capistratus 25 1 Chaetodon ocellatus 5 0 Cynoglossidae Symphurus spp.
Peces Carangoideos del Parque Gorgona, Pacifico Colombiano (Osteichthyes: Carangidae, Nematistiidae y Coryphaenidae).
The high-value reef species (Serranidae, Lutjanidae, Lethrinidae) are unsatisfactory alternatives for fishermen because they come in smaller sizes (compared to Carangidae and Scombridae) or in smaller numbers (compared to Caesionidae), and therefore would fetch a lower price.
The giant trevally known as ulua aukea in Hawaii) (Caranx ignobilis (Forsskal)), is the largest species in the commercially important family Carangidae.
Common name Family North coast (NC) thresher shark Alopiidae wolf-eel Anarhichadidae sablefish Anoplopomatidae jacksmelt Atherinidae plainfin midshipman Batrachoididae speckled sanddab Bothidae jack mackerel Carangidae blue shark Carcharhinidae medusafish Centrolophidae Pacific sardine Clupeidae Pacific herring Clupeidae Pac.