Kyphosidae


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Related to Kyphosidae: Sphyraenidae, sea chub, Girella nigricans
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Noun1.Kyphosidae - sea chubs
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
sea chub - schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic
genus Kyphosus, Kyphosus - type genus of the Kyphosidae
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Local fishers typically worked in 2-3 person crews from 6-8 m skiffs powered with 40 horsepower outboard motors and used bottom-set gillnets to target primarily Pacific green spiny lobster (Panulirus gracilis), which have high commercial value on local markets, but also retained incidentally captured species (families Carangidae, Haemulidae, Kyphosidae, Portunidae, Scombridae, and Serranidae) of lesser commercial value for sale or subsistence.
2013) Revision of the family Kyphosidae (Teleostei: Perciformes).
Balistidae Triggerfishes Cheilodactylidae Morwongs -- * * -- Diodontidae Porcupine fishes Kyphosidae Drummers -- -- * Latridae Trumpeters -- * -- -- Moridae Morid Cods -- -- -- -- Odacidae Weed Whitings -- -- * -- Plotosidae Eeltail Catfishes -- * -- -- Scorpaenidae Scorpionsihes Family/Class WL/MB4/CC BR/CS SL/CY RNP/KP A.
21 (12-66) 4 (13-71) 8 (11-22) Trachinotuscarolinus Trachinotus falcatus Lobotidae Lobotes surinamensis 11 (11-52) 2 (29-30) 1 (33) Mullidae Mulloidichthys martinicus * 1 (87) Pseudupeneus maculatus 3 (37-43) Kyphosidae Kyphosus incisor 2 (29-91) 4 (19-39) 1 (14) Kyphosus sectatrix 30 (15-89) 2 (25-33) Kyphosus sp.
Palabras claves: Kyphosidae, Doydixodon, Girella, Taxonomia, Chile, Pacifico oriental.
1984) Fishing Area Family Atlantic Ocean Hemiramphidae Hemiramphidae Belonidae Excoetidae Balistidae Carangidae Clupeidae Hemiramphidae Kyphosidae Labridae Florida Bay Hemiramphidae Hemiramphidae Belonidae Clupeidae Sparidae Belonidae Hemiramphidae Carangidae Gerreidae Haemulidae Ostraciidae Sphyraenidae Tetradontidae Fishing area Common name Atlantic Ocean Ballyhoo Balao Needlefishes Flyingfishes Leatherjackets Jacks Herrings Smallwing flyingfish Sea chubs Wrasses Florida Bay Ballyhoo Silverstripe halfbreak Herrings Porgies Needlefishes Hardhead halfbreak Jacks Mojarras Grunts Boxfishes Barracudas Puffers Fishing area Frequency n Percentage Atlantic Ocean 185 15,280 70.
In general, the number of taxa at the family level did not increase, with the exception of a single Kyphosidae (sea chub) specimen (raising the total number from 19 to 20).
Targeted species were classified into five groups according to Bellwood (1988): reef-associated species (Carangidae and Sphyraenidae), reef planktivores (Acanthuridae, Caesionidae, and Pomacentridae), reef species (mainly Lutjanidae, Lethrinidae, Scaridae, Serranidae, Kyphosidae, and octopus), open water species (Belonidae, Elopidae, and Scombridae), and off-reef species (Lutjanidae).