family Centrarchidae


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Noun1.family Centrarchidae - sunfish family
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
centrarchid, sunfish - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
Ambloplites, genus Ambloplites - a genus of Centrarchidae
freshwater bass - North American food and game fish
genus Micropterus, Micropterus - American freshwater black basses
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Of a total of 45 fish individuals, the common carp (belonging to the family Cyprinidae; 71.1%, N 32) was the most common species followed by goldfish Carassius auratus (belonging to the family Cyprinidae; 8.9%, N = 4), tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus (belonging to the family Cichlidae; 6.7%, N 3) and large mouth bass Micropterus salmoides (belonging to the family Centrarchidae; 2.2%, N 1), whereas the rest remainded unidentified (11.1%, N = 5).
The other fishes, all of the family centrarchidae (common name "sunfishes") were processed individually.
-- Between March, 2001 and August, 2002, 56 fishes representing nine species from the family Centrarchidae were collected from three backwater habitats in Hardin County, Texas, U.S.A.
The well-developed pharyngeal jaws in largemouth bass and other members of the family Centrarchidae were described by Lauder (1983), who observed that food processing in the pharyngeal cavity of centrarchids is especially pronounced in species such as Lepomis microlophus and L.
The warmouth sunfish Lepomis gulosus, a member of the endemic freshwater North American family Centrarchidae was studied as a representative generalized percomorph species.