Definition of Family Haemulidae
1. Noun. Grunts.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Grunt, Genus Haemulon, Haemulon, Anisotremus, Genus Anisotremus, Genus Orthopristis, Orthopristis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Haemulidae
Literary usage of Family Haemulidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1913)
"... wanderer from the tropics 16 months Family HAEMULIDAE (Grunts). Pigfish or Sailors choice, Orthopristis chrysopterus 3 years Family SPARIDAE (Porgies). ..."
2. The Sexuality Seriesby Oneil McQuick by Oneil McQuick (2006)
"Hamlets (family Haemulidae) are a type offish that are curious for many reasons, including that they seem to be evolving into different species quite ..."