Basslets

Grammatidae is a small family of fishes in the order Perciformes known commonly as basslets. They are marine fish found in the tropical western Atlantic Ocean.

They are characterized in part by a broken or absent lateral line. The largest species reach around 10 centimeters in maximum length.

Some basslets are colorful and are kept in marine aqu...

Grammatidae is a small family of fishes in the order Perciformes known commonly as basslets. They are marine fish found in the tropical western Atlantic Ocean.

They are characterized in part by a broken or absent lateral line. The largest species reach around 10 centimeters in maximum length.

Some basslets are colorful and are kept in marine aquaria.

There are two genera:

A number of other species may be called "basslets", in particular members of Serranidae, where they may be called "fairy basslets".[1]

References

  1. Grammatidae. (2014, November 1). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16:42, July 8, 2015, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Grammatidae&oldid=632019614

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