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Sea chub

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The sea chubs are a family, Kyphosidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes native to the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans usually close to shore in marine waters.[2]

Subfamilies and genera

The four subfamilies with 12 genera in this family are:

Alternative classification

Some authorities raise the subfamilies to full family status as the families Girellidae, Kyphosidae, Microacanthidae and Scorpididae and do not support the monophyly of the Kyphosidae as outlined above.[2]

Timeline

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Richard van der Laan; William N. Eschmeyer & Ronald Fricke (2014). "Family-group names of Recent fishes". Zootaxa. 3882 (2): 001–230.
  2. ^ a b J. S. Nelson; T. C. Grande; M. V. H. Wilson (2016). Fishes of the World (5th ed.). Wiley. pp. 440–441. ISBN 978-1-118-34233-6.
  3. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Girellidae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  4. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Graus". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  5. ^ a b Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Kyphosidae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  6. ^ a b c d Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Microcanthidae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  7. ^ a b c d Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Scorpididae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
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Sea chub: Brief Summary

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The sea chubs are a family, Kyphosidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes native to the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans usually close to shore in marine waters.

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Usually found near shore. Some primarily algal feeders; others primarily carnivorous. That this family is monophyletic has yet to be established.
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