family Embiotocidae


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Noun1.family Embiotocidae - viviparous percoid fishes comprising the surf fishes
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
surfperch, surf fish, surffish - small to medium-sized shallow-water fishes of the Pacific coast of North America
genus Hipsurus, Hipsurus - a genus of Embiotocidae
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A revision of the family Embiotocidae (The Surfperches).
Crossochur koelzi, a new Californian surf-fish of the family Embiotocidae. Proceedings of the U.S.
The family Embiotocidae contains species that are viviparous gonochores and several studies have examined reproductive behavior of members of this family (e.g., Hubbs, 1917; Hubbs, 1921; Shaw & Allen, 1977; Darling, 1980; Hixon, 1981; Baltz, 1984).

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