family Haemulidae


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Related to family Haemulidae: Holocentridae
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Noun1.family Haemulidae - grunts
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
grunt - medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
genus Haemulon, Haemulon - type genus of the Haemulidae
Anisotremus, genus Anisotremus - a genus of Haemulidae
genus Orthopristis, Orthopristis - a genus of Haemulidae
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Family Haemulidae belongs to the suborder Percodei of order Perciformes, which comprised two subfamilies: Plectorhynchinae (sweetlips) and Haemulinae (grunts).
The grunt, Haemulon aurolineatum (Perciformes: Family Haemulidae) is a very common commercial fish in the Caribbean and the Venezuelan coasts and an important marine food fish.

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