Bermuda chub

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Bermuda chub
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kyphosidae
Genus: Kyphosus
Species: K. sectatrix
Binomial name
Kyphosus sectatrix

The Bermuda chub, Kyphosus sectatrix, a sea chub of the genus Kyphosus, is found in the Caribbean and off Florida, Bahamas, Bermuda, and in the Gulf of Mexico along coral reefs and walls. Its length is between 1 and 2 feet on average, with a maximum of 2.5 feet.


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