family Sparidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Sparidae - porgiesfamily Sparidae - porgies; scups      
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
sparid, sparid fish - spiny-finned food fishes of warm waters having well-developed teeth
genus Pagrus, Pagrus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Pagellus, Pagellus - sea breams
Archosargus, genus Archosargus - a genus of Sparidae
genus Lagodon, Lagodon - a genus of Sparidae
genus Calamus, Calamus - a genus of Sparidae
Chrysophrys, genus Chrysophrys - Australian snapper
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References in periodicals archive ?
The members of family sparidae, commonly known as seabreams and porgies, are distributed widely in temperate to tropical seas (Froese and Pauly, 2015).
Family sparidae. In: Species identification guide for fishery purposes.
The larvae of the two species, Diplodus annularis (Linnaeus, 1758) and Sparus aurata (Linnaeus, 1758), of the family Sparidae were only encountered in the Outer Bay and were found most in station 2 (62 individuals/m2) and least in station 3 (4 individuals/m2) (Fig.