Definition of Family Labridae
1. Noun. Wrasses.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Achoerodus, Genus Achoerodus, Genus Lachnolaimus, Lachnolaimus, Genus Halicoeres, Halicoeres, Genus Thalassoma, Thalassoma, Genus Hemipteronatus, Hemipteronatus, Genus Tautoga, Tautoga, Genus Tautogolabrus, Tautogolabrus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Labridae
Literary usage of Family Labridae
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1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"family Labridae. Found more or less abundant along the coast during the summer and autumn. They are prized as a market fish, and are brought to the various ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"WRASSE, a name given to the fishes of the family Labridae generally, and more especially to certain members of the family. They are very abundant in the ..."
3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"... onitis is one of the wrasse-fishes (family Labridae) and is abundant along the Atlantic coast from New Brunswick to the Carolinas. ..."