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- proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Percoidea — the porgies or sea breams.
Sparus + -idae (Wiktionary)
(Digenea; Mesometridae) rectal parasite Diplodus sargus (Teleostei, Sparidae) theern Mediterranean
It isn't good form to say "That fish is a Sparidae"; if you want to use the whole family name, it has to be in a construction like "Look!