Sea chub

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Sea chubs
Girella fimbriata (no common name).jpg
Girella fimbriata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kyphosidae
T. N. Gill, 1893

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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[edit]

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



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