family Carapidae

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Related to family Carapidae: pearlfish, countershaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Carapidae - pearlfishes: related to the Brotulidae
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
pearlfish, pearl-fish - found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds