Lutjanidae

plural noun
Lu·​tjan·​i·​dae | \-ˈchanəˌdē\

Definition of Lutjanidae 

: a large family of active carnivorous marine percoid fishes chiefly of rocks and reefs along tropic shores that includes a number of important food fishes — compare snapper

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History and Etymology for Lutjanidae

New Latin, from Lutjanus, type genus + -idae

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