Holocentridae

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Noun1.Holocentridae - squirrelfishes and soldierfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Berycomorphi, order Berycomorphi - an order of spiny-finned fish in the superorder Acanthopterygii
genus Holocentrus, Holocentrus - type genus of the family Holocentridae; squirrelfishes
squirrelfish - very small, brightly colored (especially red) nocturnal fishes of shallow waters or tropical reefs; they make sounds like a squirrel's bark
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Recruitment synchrony to the first-quarter moon has been reported for a holocentrid recruiting to Panama (Robertson 1992), and two pomacentrids recruiting to St.
Other less commonly observed holocentrid species that occupy Riley's Hump s include the longjaw squirrelfish (Neoniphon marianus) and blackbar soldierfish (Myripristis jacobus).