Taxon profile


scorpionfishes and flatheads

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  superorder Teleostei


Scorpaeniformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Scorpaeniformes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 36

family Agonidae - poachers
family Anoplopomatidae - sablefishes and skilfishes
family Apistidae
family Aploactinidae - velvetfishes
family Bembridae - deepwater flatheads
family Caracanthidae - coral crouchers
family Comephoridae - Baikal oilfishes
family Congiopodidae - horsefishes
family Cottidae - sculpins
family Dactylopteridae - flying gurnards
family Ereuniidae
family Gnathanacanthidae - red velvetfishes
family Hexagrammidae - greenlings
family Hoplichthyidae - spiny flatheads
family Liparidae
family Pataecidae - prowfishes
family Peristediidae - armored gurnards
family Platycephalidae - flatheads
family Psychrolutidae - fatheads
family Rhamphocottidae - grunt sculpins
family Scorpaenidae - scorpionfishes and allies
family Sebastidae - rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads
family Setarchidae
family Synanceiidae
family Tetrarogidae - wasp fishes
family Triglidae - searobins

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/54]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scorpaeniformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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