cottonwick


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Noun1.cottonwick - of warm Atlantic waters
grunt - medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
genus Haemulon, Haemulon - type genus of the Haemulidae
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Average abundance, measured as number of individuals per grouper pit, of large fish, including large grunts such as the margate (Haemulon album) and cottonwick (Haemulon melanurum), snapper (Lutjanus spp.), grouper (Mycteroperca spp, Epinephelus spp., and the graysby, Cephalopholis cruentata), triggerfish (Balistes spp.), and the hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus), associated with grouper pits surveyed during 2012-2015 off southwestern Florida, shown for each predator presence or absence category: no predator; red grouper (.Epinephelus morio) only; species of lionfish (Pterois spp.) only; or both predators.
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