Beryciformes

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Beryciformes
Myripristus jacobus.jpg
Myripristus jacobus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Class: Actinopterygii
Superorder: Acanthopterygii
Order: Beryciformes
Regan, 1909
Suborders

Berycoidei
Holocentroidei
Trachichthyoidei

Beryciformes is an order of ray-finned fishes. This is a poorly understood group of 7 families.[1] Most species live in deep marine waters and avoid bright light, coming closer to the surface at night.[2]

Classification[edit]

The order contains seven families:[3]

Timeline of genera[edit]

Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Cretaceous Holocene Pleistocene Pliocene Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene Late Cretaceous Early Cretaceous Scopelogadus Melamphaes Africentrum Kryptophaneron Myripristis Poromitra Plectrypops Diretmus Pseudholocentrum Digoria Berycomorus Beryx Holocentrites Optivus Gephyroberyx Monocentris Sargocentron Hoplostethus Holocentrus Tenuicentrum Eoholocentrum Berybolcensis Scianenuropsis Paraberyx Naupygus Argilloberyx Ctenoberyx Centroberyx Tubantia Acrogaster Parospinus Kansius Inocentrus Gnathoberyx Dinopteryx Ctenocephalichthys Alloberyx Caproberyx Erugocentrus Adriacentrus Pycnosteroides Hoplopteryx Trachichythyoides Stichopteryx Stichocentrus Stichoberyx Plesioberyx Pattersonoberyx Lobopterus Lissoberyx Libanoberyx Judeoberyx Cryptoberyx Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Cretaceous Holocene Pleistocene Pliocene Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene Late Cretaceous Early Cretaceous

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ WoRMS. (2013). Beryciformes. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Eds. FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 June 2013.
  2. ^ Paxton, John R. (1998). Paxton, J.R. & Eschmeyer, W.N., ed. Encyclopedia of Fishes. San Diego: Academic Press. pp. 160–163. ISBN 0-12-547665-5. 
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2008). "Beryciformes" in FishBase. November 2008 version.

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