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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.[1]

Subfamilies and genera

The four subfamilies with 14 genera in this family are:[1]

Timeline

References

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). "Kyphosidae" in FishBase. August 2013 version.
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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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Description

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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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MASDEA (1997).
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