Uranoscopidae


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Related to Uranoscopidae: family Uranoscopidae, stargazer
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Noun1.Uranoscopidae - stargazers
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
stargazer - heavy-bodied marine bottom-lurkers with eyes on flattened top of the head
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Batrachoidiformes, Beloniformes, Elopiformes and Aulopiformes and the families Atherinopsidae, Gobiidae, Pomatomidae, Scombridae, Sphyraenidae and Uranoscopidae, which were represented by a small number of species in the present study.
Sperm ultrastructure of the gall bladder fluke Anisocoelium capitellatun2 (Digenea: Cryptogonimidae), a parasite of Uranoscopus scaber (Pisces: Uranoscopidae).
The fishes of the family Uranoscopidae are aptly named stargazers because their eyes are placed dorsally or dorsolaterally on the cuboid head and directed upward.