family Triglidae


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Noun1.family Triglidae - in some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins)family Triglidae - in some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins)
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoidea - mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards
gurnard - bottom-dwelling coastal fishes with spiny armored heads and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom
genus Triga, Triga - type genus of the Triglidae
subfamily Triglinae, Triglinae - in some classifications considered a subfamily of Triglidae comprising searobins having ordinary scales and no barbels (true searobins)
genus Prionotus, Prionotus - a genus of Triglidae
Peristediinae, subfamily Peristediinae - in some classifications considered a subfamily of Triglidae comprising the armored searobins
genus Peristedion, Peristedion - in some classifications the type genus of the subfamily Peristediinae: armored sea robins
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These fish are known as sea robins, of the family Triglidae.
Knowledge of the distribution of searobins (family Triglidae) in the western Gulf of Mexico is based on relatively few samples (Bullis and Thompson, 1965; Chittenden and McEachran, 1976; Chittenden and Moore, 1977; Parker, 1965; Ross, 1983; Springer and Bullis, 1956).