Ogcocephalidae


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Related to Ogcocephalidae: family Ogcocephalidae, batfish
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Noun1.Ogcocephalidae - batfishes: sluggish bottom-dwelling spiny fishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Pediculati, Pediculati - anglers and batfishes; spiny-finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth
batfish - bottom-dweller of warm western Atlantic coastal waters having a flattened scaleless body that crawls about on fleshy pectoral and pelvic fins
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Typical demersal fishes found in the same hauls include Paralichthyidae, Triglidae, Anthiinae, Ophichthidae, Aulopidae, Ogcocephalidae and Malacanthidae.
For example, the families Acanthuridae, Ogcocephalidae, and Pomacanthidae were only caught in crest nets and there were no species or families that were exclusively caught in channel nets.
La mayoria de las especies endemicas pertenecen a Macrouridae (9 spp.) y Moriidae (6 spp.), mientras que las familias representadas solo por especies endemicas son: Torpedinidae, Ophichthidae, Nettastomatidae, Congridae, Argentinidae, Photichthyidae, Sternoptychidae, Aulopidae, Gadidae, Chaunacidae, Ogcocephalidae, Polymixiidae, Pentacerotidae, Percophidae.