Holocentridae


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Holocentridae

[‚häl·ə′sen·trə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of nocturnal beryciform fishes found in shallow tropical and subtropical reefs; contains the squirrelfishes and soldierfishes.
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In particular, recalculated numerical importance for the nocturnal families Apogonidae, Holocentridae, and Priacanthidae (based on nighttime surveys showing a 90.
X Ophidiidae Ophidion X antipholus/holbrooki Ophidion josephi X Ophidion marginatum Omar X Ophidion selenops X Otophidium omostigmum Oomo X Holocentridae Holocentridae X Syngnathidae Hippocampus sp.
4 Sea urchins Echinoid Palolo worms Eunice viridis Squirrelfish Holocentridae Snappers Lutjanus spp.
17 CUADRO 9 Abundancia relativa de peces arrecifales en Meager Shoal, 2004 (protocolo REEF) TABLE 9 Relative abundance of reef fish in Meager Shoal, 2004 (REEF protocol) Especies Familia Abundancia relativa Acanthurus coeruleus Acanthuridae P Chaetodon capistratus Chaetodontidae P Amblycirrhitus pinos Cirrhithidae P Megalops atlanticus Elopidae S Holocentrus rufus Holocentridae S Bodianus rufus Labridae P Thalassoma bifasciatum Labridae P Ocyurus chrysurus Lutjanidae P Abudefduf saxatilis Pomacentridae P Stegastes partitus Pomacentridae P Stegastes fuscus Pomacentridae M Odontoscion dentex Sciaenidae P Cephalopholis cruentata Serranidae P Canthigaster rostrata Tetraodontidae P (S=Solo un individuo; P=Pocos: 2-10 individuos; M=Muchos: 11-100 individuos; A=Abundantes: >100 individuos).
The primary families include: Acanthuridae, Carangidae, Gerreidae, Holocentridae, Kyphosidae, Labridae, Lethrinidae, Lutjanidae, Mugilidae, Mullidae, Scaridae, and Siganidae.
The same trend was observed in six other families (Labridae, Holocentridae, Balistidae, Pomacanthidae, Acanthuridae, and Pomacentridae).