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scorpionfishes and flatheads
Scorpaeniformes

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 36

family Abyssocottidae L.S. Berg, 1907
family Agonidae Swainson, 1839 - poachers
family Anoplopomatidae D.S. Jordan & Ch.H. Gilbert, 1883 - sablefishes and skilfishes
family Apistidae Th.N. Gill, 1859
family Aploactinidae D.S. Jordan & Starks, 1904 - velvetfishes
family Bathylutichthyidae Balushkin & Voskoboinikova, 1990
family Bembridae - deepwater flatheads
family Caracanthidae Th.N. Gill, 1885 - coral crouchers
family Comephoridae Bonaparte, 1850 - Baikal oilfishes
family Congiopodidae Th.N. Gill, 1889 - horsefishes
family Cottidae Bonaparte, 1831 - sculpins
family Cottocomephoridae L.S. Berg, 1906
family Cyclopteridae Bonaparte, 1831
family Dactylopteridae Th.N. Gill, 1861 - flying gurnards
family Ereuniidae D.S. Jordan & Snyder, 1901
family Eschmeyeridae Mandritsa, 2001
family Gnathanacanthidae Th.N. Gill, 1892 - red velvetfishes
family Hemitripteridae Th.N. Gill, 1865
family Hexagrammidae D.S. Jordan, 1888 - greenlings
family Hoplichthyidae Kaup, 1873 - spiny flatheads
family Liparidae Th.N. Gill, 1861
family Neosebastidae Matsubara, 1943
family Normanichthyidae H.W. Clark, 1937
family Parabembridae D.S. Jordan & C.L. Hubbs, 1925
family Pataecidae - prowfishes
family Peristediidae Poey, 1867 - armored gurnards
family Platycephalidae Swainson, 1839 - flatheads
family Psychrolutidae Günther, 1861 - fatheads
family Rhamphocottidae D.S. Jordan & Ch.H. Gilbert, 1883 - grunt sculpins
family Scorpaenidae A. Risso, 1827 - scorpionfishes and allies
family Sebastidae Kaup, 1873 - rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads
family Setarchidae Matsubara, 1943
family Synanceiidae Swainson, 1839
family Tetrarogidae J.L.B. Smith, 1949 - wasp fishes
family Triglidae Rafinesque, 1815 - searobins

Links and literature

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

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Scorpaeniformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Scorpaeniformes]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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