Apogonidae

plural noun

Ap·​o·​gon·​i·​dae
ˌapəˈgänəˌdē
in many classifications
: a family (type genus Apogon) of bright-colored tropical marine percoid fishes many of which incubate the eggs in the mouth

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Apogon, type genus + -idae

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“Apogonidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Apogonidae. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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