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Related to Lutjanidae: Chaetodontidae, Serranidae, Sphyraenidae
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Noun1.Lutjanidae - snappers
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
snapper - any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
genus Lutjanus, Lutjanus - type genus of the Lutjanidae: snappers
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The family Haemulidae was grouped with family Lethrinidae as sister lineage and was closely related to families Lutjanidae, Caesionidae, Emmelichthyidae and Monodactylidae.
Migration, sitespecificity and development of Benedenia lutjani (Monogenea: Capsalidae) on the surface of its host, Lutjanus carponotatus (Pisces: Lutjanidae) Parasitology, 124: 423-434.
Por ejemplo, Garcia (2008) menciona que los pescadores artesanales del Caribe colombiano, anos atras extraian cerca de 20 especies de importancia comercial pertenecientes a familias como Lutjanidae, Scombridae, Carangidae, Centropomidae, Serranidae, Haemulidae y que ahora son escasas; ademas las horas de pesca y la profundidad de captura han aumentado.
Extrusion was evident also among larvae of taxa in the families Engraulidae, Sciaenidae, and Scombridae, but less so for Clupeidae and Lutjanidae; the latter result was most likely attributable to a mismatch between the timing of sampling and spawning seasons.
'All fish families showed high variation in abundance among sites, with the abundance of some commercially important fish such as the Acanthuridae, Lethrinidae, Lutjanidae, and Haemulidae being relatively higher less than 500 individuals per ha,' the report says.
The study revealed that the fishery is composed of small-scale commodity producers who use labor intensive, low technology capital to catch high valued species such as queen conch, Strombus gigas; spiny lobster, Panulirus argus; various reef-fish (Labridae, Scaridae, Lutjanidae), and octopus (Octopodidae).
These results agree with previous studies that indicated that juvenile Palinuridae lobsters are an important component of the diet of coastal reef fish of the families Lutjanidae (Lutjanus griseus) and Latidae (Psammoperca waigiensis) (Howard 1988, Mintz et al.