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Scorpaeniformes

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Scorpaeniformes
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Families

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Scorpaeniformes is an order of ray-finned fish, also called the Scleroparei or Dactylopteriformes, closely related to and sometimes included in the Perciformes. There are about 20 families:

Suborder Anoplopomatoidei

Anoplopomatidae (sablefishes, consists of the sablefish and skilfish)

Suborder Cottoidei

Superfamily Cottoidea
Abyssocottidae (deep-sea sculpins)
Agonidae (poachers, including alligatorfish and starsnouts)
Bathylutichthyidae
Comephoridae (Baikal oilfishes)
Cottidae (sculpins)
Cottocomephoridae (Baikal sculpins)
Ereuniidae
Hemitripteridae (sea ravens and sailfin sculpins)
Icelidae (scaled sculpins)1
Psychrolutidae (fatheads)
Rhamphocottidae (grunt sculpin)
Superfamily Cyclopteroidea
Cyclopteridae (lumpsuckers or lumpfishes)
Liparidae (snailfishes)

1 : Icelidae is described as a separate family by [1] (http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/classification/Icelidae.html#Icelidae) and [2] (http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=167186), containing only the Icelus genus, which is considered to be a member of the Cottidae family by most other sources.

Suborder Dactylopteroidei

Dactylopteridae (flying gurnards)

Suborder Hexagrammoidei

Hexagrammidae (greenlings, including combfishes)

Suborder Normanichthyiodei

Normanichthyidae

Suborder Platycephaloidei

Bembridae (deepwater flatheads)
Hoplichthyidae (ghost flatheads)
Platycephalidae (flatheads)

Suborder Scorpaenoidei

Aploactinidae (velvetfishes)
Caracanthidae (orbicular velvetfishes, including crouchers)
Congiopodidae (horsefishes and pigfishes)
Gnathanacanthidae (red velvetfish)
Pataecidae (Australian prowfishes)
Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes and rockfishes)
Synanceiidae (stonefishes)
Triglidae (searobins)

External links

  • Animal Diversity Web entry (http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/classification/Scorpaeniformes.html)
  • FishBase entry (http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/OrdersSummary.cfm?order=Scorpaeniformes)
  • ITIS entry (http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=166702)da:Ulkefisk

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