sea chub

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Related to Kyphosidae: Sphyraenidae, sea chub, Girella nigricans

sea chub:

see rudderfishrudderfish
or sea chub,
common name for members of the family Kyphosidae, small-mouthed fishes of warm seas throughout the world. Rudderfishes commonly follow vessels (whence their name), scavenging on refuse. Best known is the Bermuda chub, averaging 3 to 4 lb (1.
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Keywords: Kyphosidae, Doydixodon, Girella, Taxonomy, Chile, eastern Pacific.
Snappers V Lutjanus apodus Schoolmaster snapper Sn Lutjanus jocu Dog snapper V Sn Lutjanus vivanus Silk snapper L Ocyurus chrysurus Yellowtail snapper V Sn Haemulidae Haemulon album White margate P Mullidae Pseudupeneus maculatus Spotted goatfish V T Kyphosidae Kyphosus sp.
Unidentifed porgy 107 Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish Sciaenidae, Drums 108 Cynoscion nebulosus Spotted seatrout Mullidae, Goatfishes 109 Mulloidichthys martinicus Yellow goatfish 110 Pseudupeneus maculatus Spotted goatfish Kyphosidae, Sea chubs 111 Kyphosus incisor Yellow chub 112 Kyphosus sectatrix Bermuda chub 113 Kyphosus spp.
The next most abundant family of fishes was Kyphosidae (accounting for 18% of total abundance), followed by Carangidae and Serranidae, each comprised 10% of the total abundance.
Entre los predictores de H' destacan las familias Scaridae y Kyphosidae por su fuerte relacion positiva y las familias Labridae y Pomacentridae por relacionarse negativa y significativamente con el indice.
crocodilus fodiator (1) Belonidae A 17 Fistularia commersonii (2) Fistulariidae J 18 Syngnathu sauliscus (2) Syngnathidae J 19 Lobotes pacificus (3) Lobotidae J and A 20 Mulloidichthys dentatus (2) Mullidae J 21 Sectator ocyurus (3) Kyphosidae A 22 Parapsettus panamensis (2) Ephippidae J 23 Hypsoblennius breviceps (2) Blenniidae ?
Volume 12 (Fowler, 1933) dealt with Banjosidae, Lethrinidae, Sparidae, Girellidae, Kyphosidae, Oplegnathidae, Gerreidae, Mullidae, Emmelichthyidae, Sciaenidae, Sillaginidae, Arripidae, and Enoplosidae.
Peces oseos comerciales del Parque Gorgona, Pacifico colombiano (Osteichthyes: Muraenesocidae, Hemiramphidae, Belonidae, Scorpaenidae, Triglidae, Malacanthidae, Gerreidae, Sparidae, Kyphosidae, Sphyraenidae e Istiophoridae).
Kyphosidae Kyphosus cinerascens + (Forsskal, 1775) Gempylidae Gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1829 + Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco, 1829 + Ephippididae Platax spp.