Serranidae

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Serranidae

[sə′ran·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of perciform fishes in the suborder Percoidei including the sea basses and groupers.
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Reproductive biology of a diandric protogynous hermaphrodite, the serranid Epinephelus andersoni.
The most abundant and frequently observed species were: Pseudolabrus gayi and Malapterus reticulatus (Labridae), followed by Scorpis chilensis, Pseudocaranx chilensis, and the serranids Caprodon longimanus and Hypoplectrodes semicinctum (Table 1).
Where are the little ones: distribution and abundance of the threatened serranid Epinephelus daemelii (Giinther, 1876) in intertidal habitats in New South Wales, Australia.
The serranid fish genus Chelidoperca, Boulenger (1895) includes 6 species: Chelidoperca hirundinacea (Valenciennes 1831), C.
In his former publication (Linnaeus, 1758), he also described Perca scriba, a Mediterranean serranid.
These sex-related differences in home-range size were similarly observed in another protogynous serranid, Pseudanthias squamipinnis (Shapiro, 1987).
The serranid genus Hypoplectrus Gill, 1861, endemic to the Greater Caribbean, is one of the most fascinating examples of an ongoing marine evolutionary radiation, with at least 16 described species, based mainly on coloration differences (Puebla et al.
For example, in a study of kinship relationships among larvae, Avise and Shapiro (1986) did not detect any subdivision among cohorts of the serranid reef fish Anthias squamipinnis, which represented a random sample of progeny from many matings, and neither did Herbinger et al.
Evidence for the differential regulation of ovarian follicle responsiveness to human chorionic gonadotropin in vitro in a serranid teleost, Centropristis striata.
The spotted sand bass, Paralabrax maculatofasciatus, is a shallow water serranid that inhabits the bays and lagoons of southern California, Baja California and the Gulf of California.