Percoidei

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Percoidei
Girella fimbriata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Percoidei
Superfamily

Percoidea

Cirrhitoidea

Cepoloidea

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

Divisions[edit]

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