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A large brightly coloured fish with a distinctive high forehead. It lives in warm open seas, feeding on jellyfishes and comb jellies.
- ‘As indicated by its small beak-like mouth, the louvar feeds on small, soft-bodied creatures such as jellyfish and ctenophores.’
- ‘On the East Coast, sporadic records document louvars from Connecticut to south Florida and the eastern Gulf of Mexico.’
- ‘When found in nearshore waters louvars are usually injured or dying.’
Alteration of Latin name.
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