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Noun1.Carapidae - pearlfishes: related to the Brotulidae
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
pearlfish, pearl-fish - found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds
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This already explains why echinoderms are unaffected by high levels of saponins in their tissues, and why exposure to saponin solutions, lethal to all other fishes, would be without effect on Carapidae. Further experiments should investigate these three hypotheses to highlight the mechanism that results in carapids being unaffected by host saponins.
Contribution to the study of the relations between fish of the family of Carapidae and their invertebrate hosts: a multidisciplinary approach.
Descriptions of seven new genera and thirty-one new species of fishes of the families Brotulidae and Carapidae from the Philippine Islands and the Dutch East Indies.