Perciformes


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Noun1.Perciformes - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
animal order - the order of animals
Acanthopterygii, superorder Acanthopterygii - teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays
Percoidea, suborder Percoidea - in some classifications nearly or exactly equivalent to the Perciformes which are considered a suborder
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
perch - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes
Anabantidae, family Anabantidae - small freshwater spiny-finned fishes of Africa and southern Asia
family Percidae, Percidae - active freshwater fishes; true perches and pike perches
family Trichodontidae, Trichodontidae - two species of elongate compressed scaleless large-eyed fishes that live in sand or mud
family Ophidiidae, Ophidiidae - eellike marine fishes
Brotulidae, family Brotulidae - chiefly deep-sea fishes related to the Ophidiidae
Carapidae, family Carapidae - pearlfishes: related to the Brotulidae
Centropomidae, family Centropomidae - a family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos
Esocidae, family Esocidae - pikes; pickerels; muskellunges
freshwater bream, bream - any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
family Serranidae, Serranidae - marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish
Embiotocidae, family Embiotocidae - viviparous percoid fishes comprising the surf fishes
family Priacanthidae, Priacanthidae - small carnivorous percoid fishes found worldwide in tropical seas
Apogonidae, family Apogonidae - bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth
family Malacanthidae, Malacanthidae - short-headed marine fishes; often brightly colored
family Pomatomidae, Pomatomidae - food and game fishes related to pompanos
family Rachycentridae, Rachycentridae - family of pelagic fishes containing solely the cobia
Carangidae, family Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
Coryphaenidae, family Coryphaenidae - large active pelagic percoid fish
Bramidae, family Bramidae - deep-bodied percoid fishes of the open seas
Branchiostegidae, family Branchiostegidae - small family of marine fishes having covered gills
family Sparidae, Sparidae - porgies; scups
sea bream, bream - any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae
family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae - warm-water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout
family Mullidae, Mullidae - goatfishes or red mullets
Mugiloidea, suborder Mugiloidea - fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae
Ephippidae, family Ephippidae - small family comprising the spadefishes
family Scaridae, Scaridae - parrotfishes
Blennioidea, suborder Blennioidea - blennies; butterfishes; gunnels
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The living marine resources of the eastern Central Atlantic bony fishes part 2(Perciformes to Tetradontiformes) and sea turtles.
In contrast, in the large order Perciformes, the expression of the Hb polymerizing trait varied among species within the same family.
The family Bramidae (Perciformes) from the Canary Islands (northeastern Atlantic Ocean), with three new records.
Distribution and recruitment of mojarras (Perciformes, Gerreidae) in the continental margin of Sepetiba Bay, Brazil.
The Pomacentridae family (Teleostei: Perciformes), particularly the species of the Amphiprion genus, represents the most important group of marine fish in aquariums (Johnston et al., 2003).
The order Characiformes exhibited the highest number of taxa, followed by Siluriformes and Perciformes. The highest densities of larvae Characiformes were in the lagoons and sub-tributaries, Siluriformes in the lagoons and tributaries, whereas Perciformes was most abundant in the lagoons.
(2004) Estimativa do tamanho de duas especies de cilideos (Osteichthyes, Perciformes) predados por Lontra longicaudis (Olfers) (Carnivora, Mustelidae), atraves de analise das escamas.
Los ordenes con mayor riqueza de especies fueron Characiformes (126), Siluriformes (46) y Perciformes (23), mientras que el orden Gymnotiformes esta representado por nueve especies y el resto de ordenes (5) por 1 o 2 especies.
Order wise percentage of Meghna River fish species: Siluriformes was found to be the most dominant order consisting 32% of the total fish population followed by Perciformes (30.4%), Cypriniformes (21.4%) (Figure 5).
Several examples of vertebrate predators switching to invasive prey include the previously threatened Lake Erie water snake, Nerodia sipedon insularum (Conant & Clay, 1937) (Squamata: Colubridae), whose preferred prey is now the exotic Eurasian round goby, Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814) (Perciformes: Gobiidae) (King et al.