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Porkfish, (Anisotremus virginicus), Perciformes, Haemulidae, grunt
- Porkfish are members of the grunt family and can produce a peculiar grunting sound by rubbing the teeth in their throat together. They are found in the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Caribbean and southward. They can grow to a length of 15cm and habitate coral reefs.
Species: Anisotremus virginicus
Actinopterygii, Saltwater Fish, Salt Water, Ray-finned Fishes, Sea, Water, Sealife, Ocean, Seawater, Fish, Vertebrate, Vertebrata, Chordata, Chordates, Animal, Aquatic, Animilia, Animalia, Osteichthyes, Fauna, Identification, salinity, species, Scientific classification, life, sea creature, salty
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- Wernher Krutein