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morwong

(ˈmɔːˌwɒŋ)
n
(Animals) a food fish of Australasian coastal waters belonging to the Cheilodactylidae family
[from a native Australian language]
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La captura de un ejemplar de Cheilodactylus variegatus (Cheilodactylidae) (bilagai, bilagay, pintadilla, morwongs) constituye el primer registro de un caso de melanosis para esta especie y se espera contribuir al conocimiento sobre su variabilidad intraespecifica.
Balistidae Triggerfishes Cheilodactylidae Morwongs -- * * -- Diodontidae Porcupine fishes Kyphosidae Drummers -- -- * Latridae Trumpeters -- * -- -- Moridae Morid Cods -- -- -- -- Odacidae Weed Whitings -- -- * -- Plotosidae Eeltail Catfishes -- * -- -- Scorpaenidae Scorpionsihes Family/Class WL/MB4/CC BR/CS SL/CY RNP/KP A.
Inter- and intraspecific cleaning behavior: Plotosus juveniles are facultative cleaners of other fishes (morays, boxfish, morwongs) (interspecific cleaning, Figs 14, 15, 16, 17) and even artificial surfaces (e.g., wet suits or diveskins of divers) (Fig.