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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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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).
2014: Ictiofauna del Mioceno Inferior de la localidad de Pacuare de Tres Equis, Formacion Rio Banano, provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica, y descripcion de un nuevo genero y una nueva especie de Scaridae.
RAPD analysis for diversity can provide practical information for the management of genetic resources in Scaridae fishes.
An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae.
2 8 -- - Scaridae Sparisoma cretense 4 15 -- - Sphyraenidae Sphyraena viridensis 1 4 -- - Freshwater fish Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus 1 4 -- - Cyprinidae Carassius auratus -- -- 7 9.
Note that the family Scaridae has been reclassified recently as a subfamily of Labridae (see Westneat et al.
Las familias Serranidae, Pomacentridae, Haemulidae, Labridae, Scaridae y Gobidae tuvieron los valores mas altos de riqueza y abundancia.
Anchoa Bothidae Bothus Bothus lunatus Lenguado Balistidae Balistes Balistes vetula Pejepuerco Aluterus Aluterus scriptus Pejepalo Polynemidae Polydactylus Polydactylus virginicus Pejegato Diodontidae Chilomicterus Chilomicterus antillarum Pejesapo Engraulidae Cetengraulis Cetengraulis edentulus Pelona Merlucciidae Lepophidium Lepophidium profundorum Perla Dasyatidae Dasyatis Dasyatis americana Raya Ostraciidae Lactophrys Lactophrys tricornis Torito Scaridae Sparisoma Sparisoma sp Vieja lora Tabla 2.
The two most important groups of coral-eating fish are the Scaridae, parrotfish, and the Chaetodontidae, butterfly fish.
We grouped the other fishes (Acanthuridae, Monacanthidae, Chaetodontidae, Mullidae, Scaridae, and the labrids Epibelus insidiator, Gomphosis varius, and Coris gaimard) together because they were not observed to actively search for, and raid, nests, although they would consume embryos if they discovered a nest.