family Apogonidae


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Noun1.family Apogonidae - bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouthfamily Apogonidae - bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth
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
cardinalfish - small red fishes of coral reefs and inshore tropical waters
Apogon, genus Apogon - type genus of the Apogonidae
Astropogon, genus Astropogon - a genus of fish of the family Apogonidae
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A new fish of the family Apogonidae from tropical Western Australia.
Cardinal-fishes: Family Apogonidae. In: Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea.
The cardinalfish family Apogonidae is best known for its marine members, which includes more than 300 species worldwide, mainly in tropical latitudes.