family Lutjanidae


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Noun1.family Lutjanidae - snappers
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
snapper - any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
genus Lutjanus, Lutjanus - type genus of the Lutjanidae: snappers
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Skeletal anomalies in farmed fish affect animal welfare and economic return in aquaculture but very limited information exists on skeletal ontogeny and anomalies among species of the family Lutjanidae. This study describes the skeletal ontogeny and anomalies of crimson snapper Lutjanus erythropterus larvae and juveniles from hatching to 36 day-post hatching (DPH).
Barotrauma-associated regurgitation of food: implications for diet studies of Hawaiian pink snapper Pristipomoides filamentosus (family Lutjanidae).
The lane snapper Lutjanus synagris (Linnaeus, 1758) belongs to the family Lutjanidae and inhabits rocky bottoms from the surface to about 120 m depth, from North Carolina (USA) to southeastern Brazil.
The use of the Pisces V submersible to locate nursery grounds of commercially important deepwater snappers, family Lutjanidae, in Hawaii, 62 p.