Taxon profile


Perciformes Bleeker, 1863

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


Acanthurus sohal - Red Sea Clown Surgeon

Acanthurus sohal - Red Sea Clown Surgeon

Author: Zdeněk Sýkora

Toxotes microlepis - Smallscale Archerfish

Toxotes microlepis - Smallscale Archerfish

Author: Alexandr Pospěch

Heros severus - Banded Cichlid

Heros severus - Banded Cichlid

Author: Milan Kořínek

Functions restricted to taxon Perciformes

Important groups

Chaetodontidae - butterflyfishes, Pomacanthidae - angelfishes, Acanthuridae - surgeonfishes and unicornfishes, Carangidae - jacks, amberjacks, pompanos, Centrarchidae - sunfishes and freshwater basses, Cichlidae - cichlids, Pomacentridae - damselfishes and anemonefishes, Labridae - wrasses, Scaridae - parrotfishes, Percidae - perches and darters, Serranidae - sea basses and groupers, Apogonidae - cardinalfishes, Lutjanidae - Snappers, Sparidae - porgys and seabreams, Gobiidae - gobies, Ptereleotrinae - dartfishes

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

suborder Callionymoidei
suborder Labroidei
suborder Mugiloidei
suborder Notothenioidei
suborder Percoidei
suborder Trachinoidei
suborder Zoarcoidei

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