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Noun1.Elagatis - a genus of CarangidaeElagatis - a genus of Carangidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Carangidae, family Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
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Jack (family) Carangidae Graysby Cephalopholis cruentata Tattler Serranus phoebe Squirrelfishes (family) Holocentridae Rainbow runner Elagatis bipinnulata Black margate Anisotremus surinamensis Bigeye scad Selar crumenophthalmus Bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus Red hind Epinephelus guttatus Grouper (genus) Mycteroperca Scorpionfish Scorpaena sp.
11 (16-30) 1 (20) Elagatis bipinnulata 18 (17-81) 5 (24-43) Selar crumenophthalmus 4 (17-29) Selene setapinnis * 1 (19) Selene vomer Selene sp.
Hamlets V Hypoplectrus puella Barred hamlet V Serranus tigrinus Harlequin bass V Cephalopholis cruentatus Graysby V Cephalopholis fulvus Coney V P Epinephelus guttatus Red hind V P Epinephelus mystacinus Misty grouper L Mycteroperca rubra Comb grouper D Mycteroperca tigirs Tiger grouper Sn Paranthias furcifer Creolefish V P Rypticus saponaceus Greater soapfish V Malacanthidae Malacanthus plumieri Sand tilefish V P Carangidae Elagatis bipinnulata Rainbow runner P Seriola sp.
The species composition of these assemblages was similar to that of other experiments, except that Elagatis bipinnulata were regularly observed: Abudefduf troschelii were the dominant species by abundance, followed by E.