family Liparidae


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Noun1.family Liparidae - snailfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoidea - mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards
genus Liparis, Liparis - type genus of the Liparididae: snailfishes
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The family Cyclopteridae (common name 'lumpfishes') contains about 27 species in seven genera (Ueno 1970) and the family Liparidae ('snailfishes') embraces approximately 345 species in 29 genera (Chemova et al.
Revision of the fishes of the family Liparidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 150, 1-204.
Descriptions of four new species, redescription of Paraliparis membranaceus, and additional data on species of the fish family Liparidae (Pisces, Scorpaeniformes) from the west coast of South America and the Indian Ocean.

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