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Noun1.Priacanthidae - small carnivorous percoid fishes found worldwide in tropical seas
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
genus Priacanthus, Priacanthus - type genus of the Priacanthidae
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Los peces comerciales correspondieron a 16 especies, de las cuales 7 pertenecen a las familias Lutjanidae y el resto Labridae, Carangidae, Sparidae Priacanthidae y Haemulidae.
Anacanthini, Allotriognathi, Heterostomata, Berycomorphi, Percomorphi: families Kuhliidae, Apogonidae, Plesiopidae, Pseudoplesiopidae, Priacanthidae, Centropomidae.
Randall JE (1978) Priacanthidae. Em Fisher W (Ed.) FAO especies identification sheets for fishery purposes.
Unidentified grouper Grammistidae, Soapfishes 44 Rypticus saponaceus Greater soapfish Priacanthidae, Bigeyes 45 Priacanthus arenatus Bigeye 46 N.A.
The family Priacanthidae was excluded from the analysis despite its dietary importance because low counts in underwater surveys did not allow for meaningful comparison.
Volume 11 (Fowler, 1931) treated Pseudochromidae, Lobotidae, Pempheridae, Priacanthidae, Lutjanidae, Pomadasyidae (= Haemulidae), and Teraponidae.