family Centropomidae


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Related to family Centropomidae: snook, snooker, Serranidae
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Noun1.family Centropomidae - a family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos
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
robalo - a kind of percoid fish
Centropomus, genus Centropomus - type genus of the Centropomidae: snooks
snook - large tropical American food and game fishes of coastal and brackish waters; resemble pike
Latinae - a subfamily of the family Centropomidae
genus Lates, Lates - a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
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Nile perch Lates niloticus (Linnuaeus 1758), is a freshwater carnivorous fish, of the order Perciformes, family Centropomidae, subfamily Latidae and genus Lates.
The timing of these annual events provide additional food resources and habitat for successful recruitment which is characteristic of teleosts of the family Centropomidae (Peters et al.