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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argus from Kona (Holocentridae) was not found in the diet of C.
In particular, recalculated numerical importance for the nocturnal families Apogonidae, Holocentridae, and Priacanthidae (based on nighttime surveys showing a 90.6, 2.6, and 1.5 times higher abundance than during daytime; see Material and methods section) would be 7.5%, 6.8%, and <0.1%, respectively.
Finally, for the generally large-body families Monacanthidae (D=0.47), Aulostomidae (D=0.82), and Holocentridae (D = 0.99), size differences between the diet and the wild were large and highly significant (P<0.01), and sizes as small as in the diet were rarely observed in the wild (Fig.
Many of the archaeologically recovered fish could have been caught with small baited hooks, including groupers and rock cod (Serranidae), soldierfish and squirrelfish (Holocentridae), and wrasses (Labridae).
5 2.2 Groupers Serranidae 3 0.4 Sea urchins Echinoid Palolo worms Eunice viridis Squirrelfish Holocentridae Snappers Lutjanus spp.
La composicion de la dieta de los integrantes de la familia Holocentridae, coincide notablemente con lo consignado por Randall (1967) y Arias-Gonzalez et al.
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).