Lachnolaimus


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Noun1.Lachnolaimus - a genus of LabridaeLachnolaimus - a genus of Labridae      
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
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This group included grunts (Haemulon spp.), except for the striped grunt; snapper (Lutjanus spp.); grouper (Mycteroperca spp., Epinephelus spp., and the graysby, Cephalopholis cruentata), except for the red grouper; triggerfish (Batistes spp.); and the hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus).
De los labridos no considerados loros hay dos especie amenazadas, el pargo pluma Lachnolaimus maximus y el lorito de Malpelo Halichoeres malpelo.
Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus (Walbaum, 1792) is a labrid fish species distributed from the mid-Atlantic seaboard of the United States (North Carolina) to the North coast of South America (Venezuela and Guyana), including the Bermudas, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea (Carpenter, 2002).
The hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus) is a species of wrasse native to the western Atlantic from Nova Scotia to the northern coasts of South America, and appears most abundant in the Gulf of Mexico, particularly off west-central Florida.
guttatus) (Bravo, 1954); Cephalopholis fulva (Linnaeus, 1758) (Sparks, 1957; Caballero, 1990; Nahhas and Carlson, 1994); Epinephelus analogus Gill, 1863 (Sogandares-Bernal, 1959); Scorpaenaplumieri Bloch, 1789 (Siddiqi and Cable, 1960; Travassos et al., 1967); Mycteroperca rosacea (Streets, 1877) (Arai, 1962); Haemulon sciurus (Shaw, 1803), Hypoplectrus indigo (Poey, 1851), Lachnolaimus maximus (Walbaum, 1792), Lutjanus jocu (Bloch and Schneider, 1801), Bothus lunatus (=Platophrys lunatus) (Linnaeus, 1758), Sphaeroides spengleri (Bloch, 1785) (Nahhas and Cable, 1964); Lagocephalus laevigatus (Linnaeus, 1766) (Travassos et al., 1967); Epinephelus diacanthus (Valenciennes, 1828) (Zaidi and Khan, 1977; Bilqees, 1981); Nemipterusperonii (=N.
gibbosum, such as the Caribbean spiny lobster (Panulirus argus), Hogfishes, (Lachnolaimus maximus) and Pufferfishes, Tetraodontidae spp.
In 2005 and 2006, respectively, 59 (17%) and 94 (28%) households reported that they avoided eating crevalle jack (Caranx hippos), and 5 (1%) and 7 (2%) avoided hogfish (Lachnolaimus maxims), because they believed that these fish might be ciguatoxic.
About 75% of the fishermen stated that they target reef fish species such as yellowtail; lane and mutton snappers; hogfish, Lachnolaimus maximus; porgies, Sparidae spp.; white grunt, Haemulon plumieri; and parrotfish; 72% target deepwater silk and queen snappers, 66% target pelagic species such as mackerels, 64% target spiny lobster, 35% target queen conch, and 33% target baitfish (Table 4).
Analysis of the vertebrate faunal remains at the comparative ichthyological collection at the University of Georgia's Museum of Natural History indicates the presence of some 17 different taxa including sea turtle (Cheloniidae), three or four varieties of parrotfish (Sparisoma, Scarus), porgy (Calamus), triggerfish (Balistes), surgeonfish (Acanthurus), various labrids (Labridae), possible hogfish (Lachnolaimus), possible puffer fish (Sphoeroides), jack (Caranx), grouper (Epinephelus, Myctoperca), snapper (Lutjanus), grunt (Haemulon) and needlefish (Tylosurus).
Yamaguti (1963b) senala al copepodo Lernanthropus rathbuni como parasito de Orthopristis chrysopterus en Carolina del Norte y Golfo de Mexico, y tambien de Lutjanus blackfordi, Lachnolaimus maximus, Mycteroperca sp., Pascagoula sp., Elops saurus y Scoliodon terraenavae en Texas.