family Gerreidae


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Noun1.family Gerreidae - mojarras
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
mojarra - small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters
genus Gerres, Gerres - type genus of the Gerreidae
Eucinostomus, genus Eucinostomus - a genus of Gerreidae
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The family Gerreidae was very abundant species in Ria Lagartos coastal lagoon (Vega-Cendejas & Hernandez de Santillana, 2004; Peralta-Meixueiro & Vega-Cendejas, 2011).
One of the characteristic groups of fishes of coastal zones in the Gulf of Mexico and in the South Atlantic of the American continent belongs to the Family Gerreidae. These organisms can be found in both estuaries and coastal lagoons; generally, juveniles occur in estuaries and adults in the coastal zones (Abarca et al.