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Related to Sparidae: family Sparidae, Chaetodontidae
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Noun1.Sparidae - porgiesSparidae - porgies; scups      
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
sparid, sparid fish - spiny-finned food fishes of warm waters having well-developed teeth
genus Pagrus, Pagrus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Pagellus, Pagellus - sea breams
Archosargus, genus Archosargus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Lagodon, Lagodon - a genus of Sparidae
genus Calamus, Calamus - a genus of Sparidae
Chrysophrys, genus Chrysophrys - Australian snapper
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Apparent prevalence of Nodavirus within the different fish families showed that the Sparidae and the Carangidae families present a great susceptibility to the virus (with a detection rate of approximately 92% and 60%, respectively).
Las familias mejor representadas por su riqueza especifica fueron Haemulidae, Sparidae, Lutjanidae, Sciaenidae, Monacanthidae y Tetraodontidae (Tabla 1).
The bogue, Boops boops [26], is a teleost belonging to the Sparidae family.
Many of these latter worthies sported dental formulae more commonly associated with selachians such as the ragged-tooth shark (Odontaspis taunts) or some of the larger inshore members of the Sparidae, or sea-bream family, specifically the so-called poenskop or black mussel cracker (Cvmatoceps nasutus).
variedad de peces de la familia Lutjanidae (Lutjanus vivanus); vagabundo, holgazan': de pargo, variante de pagro 'pez de la familia Sparidae (Pagruspagrus)', del latinpagrus 'idem'.
Overfishing along the entire marine stretch has led to the depletion of breeding grounds of Sparidae, Soleidae, Mullidae and more.
This comprehensive work on marine fisheries showcases current scholarship in the biology, physiology, evolution and aquaculture of sea bream, porgies and other members of the Sparidae family.