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Related to Scaridae: Parrot fish
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Noun1.Scaridae - parrotfishesScaridae - parrotfishes        
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
parrotfish, polly fish, pollyfish - gaudy tropical fishes with parrotlike beaks formed by fusion of teeth
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Studies of temperate, subtropical, and coral reefs in Western Australia determined that analysis of videos from BRUVS results in greater species richness and a greater number of targeted, carnivorous large-bodied species, such as those in the families Lethrinidae and Serranidae, whereas UVC conducted by divers results in observations of more site-attached, cryptic small-bodied species, such as some members of the families Pomacentridae, Labridae, and Scaridae (Langlois et al., 2010; Watson et al., 2010).
The Blenniidae and Carangidae families had six species each, followed by Epinephelidae, Haemulidae, Pomacentridae, and Scaridae, with five species in each family.
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).
RAPD analysis for diversity can provide practical information for the management of genetic resources in Scaridae fishes.
En el caso del carbonato depositado en esqueletos o en la matriz arrecifal misma, este se puede perder por raspado de peces loro (familia Scaridae), cochitos (Balistidae) y otros, que lo erosionan al alimentarse de algas (Spalding et al., 2001).
An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. IL.B.Smith Institute of Ichthyology Ichthyological Bulletin 68: 1-97.
Kaufman, "Foraging activity of roving herbivorous reef fish (Acanthuridae and Scaridae) in eastern Brazil: Influence of resource availability and interference competition," Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol.
Further families including mucoid reef fish are the Chaetodontidae (predominant feeding mode), Tetraodontidae, Balistidae, Monacanthidae, Pomacentridae and Scaridae [45].
2 8 -- - Scaridae Sparisoma cretense 4 15 -- - Sphyraenidae Sphyraena viridensis 1 4 -- - Freshwater fish Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus 1 4 -- - Cyprinidae Carassius auratus -- -- 7 9.0 Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio 10 38 -- - Unidentified 20 76 44 56.4 Total 262 78 [B.sub.sta] 0.15 0.38 [H.sup.'] 0.55 0.70 * includes primarily this species but possibly others too.