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  1. Sparidae, family Sparidae(noun)

    porgies; scups

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  1. Sparidae

    The Sparidae is a family of fish, included in the order Perciformes. The fish of the family are commonly called sea breams and porgies. The sheepshead, scup, and red seabream are species in this family. They are found in shallow temperate and tropical waters and are bottom-dwelling carnivores. Most species possess grinding, molar-like teeth. Some of the species, such as Polysteganus undulosus, have been subject to overfishing, or exploitation beyond sustainable recovery.

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