Acanthuroidei

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Acanthuroidei
Acanthurusleucosternon-Weißkehl.jpg
Powderblue surgeonfish
Acanthus leucosternon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Acanthuroidei
Families

Acanthuroidei /əˌkænθəˈrɔɪd/ is a suborder of the Perciformes, the largest order of fish. The suborder includes the surgeonfish and Moorish idol. Members of this suborder have a compressed body covered with small ctenoid scales.

Timeline of genera[edit]

Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene Platax Luvarus Zanclus Scatophagus Naso Acanthurus Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene

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