Percoidei

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Percoidei
Girella fimbriata (no common name).jpg
Girella fimbriata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Percoidei
Superfamily

Percoidea

Cirrhitoidea

Cepoloidea

Percoidei is the name of one of 18 suborders of bony fishes in the order Perciformes. Many commercially harvested fish species are contained in this suborder, including the snappers, jacks, whitings, groupers, basses, perches, and porgies.

Divisions[edit]

The Percoidei are further divided into three superfamilies which contain over 50 families and hundreds of genera.