family Hexagrammidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Hexagrammidae - greenlings
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Scleroparei, Scleroparei - scorpionfishes; sculpins; gurnards; greenlings; flying gurnards
greenling - food fish of the northern Pacific
genus Hexagrammos, Hexagrammos - type genus of the Hexagrammidae
genus Oxylebius, Oxylebius - a genus of Hexagrammidae
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In the family Hexagrammidae (Scorpaeniformes), 5 species in the eastern North Pacific have larvae that are neustonic, heavily pigmented, and have a high total vertebral count: all 4 species in the genus Hexagrammos (H.
The lingcod, Ophiodon elongatus, is a large carnivorous fish of the family Hexagrammidae inhabiting the eastern Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Baja California (Miller and Lea, 1972).