sea chub

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Related to sea chub: Kyphosidae
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Noun1.sea chub - schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Bermuda chub, Kyphosus sectatrix, rudderfish - food and game fish around Bermuda and Florida; often follow ships
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In total, the assemblage comprised 20 discrete taxa (based on family-level or higher) including all those reported earlier (Fitzpatrick and Kataoka 2005:6), the exception being a single sea chub from Layer 7 in E2/S2.
In general, the number of taxa at the family level did not increase, with the exception of a single Kyphosidae (sea chub) specimen (raising the total number from 19 to 20).
Jacks (Carangidae), grunts (Haemulidae), sea chubs, and scorpionfishes are absent from the Phase IV sample.