plural noun
Mo·​ron·​i·​dae | \ məˈränəˌdē \

Definition of Moronidae

in some classifications
: an important family of carnivorous spiny-finned fishes of northeastern North America, Russia, and Siberia that comprises numerous food and sport fishes and is now usually included in the family Serranidae

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History and Etymology for Moronidae

New Latin, from Morone, type genus + -idae

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“Moronidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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