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n.1.(Zool.) A small California food fish (Heterostichus rostratus), living among kelp. The name is also applied to species of the genus Platyglossus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The family with the most representatives was Labridae with three species, followed by Carangidae, Chironemidae, Scorpaenidae and Serranidae with two species each.
Review of the southern hemisphere fish family Chironemidae (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidei).
Chironemidae D 5 Graniento Serranidae P 257 Jerguilla de J.F.