Centropomidae

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Noun1.Centropomidae - a family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos
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
robalo - a kind of percoid fish
Centropomus, genus Centropomus - type genus of the Centropomidae: snooks
snook - large tropical American food and game fishes of coastal and brackish waters; resemble pike
Latinae - a subfamily of the family Centropomidae
genus Lates, Lates - a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
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Several centropomid species support important recreational and commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico (Tucker, 2003; Alvarez-Lajonchere & Tsuzuki, 2008).
Remarks: Rhabdosynochus Mizelle and Blatz, 1942--included diplectanid species which parasitize centropomid fish and characterized by having or not scaled tegument; MCO tubular, coiled; accessory piece complex; vaginal sclerotized with medial vaginal aperture; accessory adhesive organ absent and superficial root of ventral anchor reduced.
In this study, I used a generalization of the original von Bertalanffy growth equation and some of its commonly used special cases to estimate parameters from a set of tagging data on times at liberty, lengths at release, and lengths at recapture of a centropomid perch (Lates calcarifer) and provide a method for determining the anabolic and catabolic rates of animals in their natural environment.