Priacanthus

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Priacanthus
Priacanthidae - Priacanthus hamrur.jpg
Priacanthus hamrur
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Subclass: Neopterygii
Infraclass: Teleostei
Superorder: Acanthopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Percoidei
Family: Priacanthidae
Genus: Priacanthus
Oken, 1817

Priacanthus is a genus of marine fishes belonging to the family Priacanthidae, the bigeyes. As of 2012 there are 12 species in the genus.[1]

Cladogram[edit]

Priacanthidae 
 Priacanthus 

Priacanthus alalaua



Priacanthus arenatus



Priacanthus blochii



Priacanthus fitchi



Priacanthus hamrur



Priacanthus macracanthus



Priacanthus meeki



Priacanthus nasca



Priacanthus prolixus



Priacanthus sagittarius



Priacanthus tayenus



Priacanthus zaiserae




Cookeolus



Heteropriacanthus



Pristigenys



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