Scombroidei

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Scombroidei
School of barracuda.JPG
A school of sawtooth barracuda
Sphyraena putnamae
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scombriformes
Suborder: Scombroidei
Families

Scombroidei is a suborder of the Perciformes, the largest order of fish. The suborder includes the barracuda, tuna, and mackerel, as well as the billfish.

Timeline of genera[edit]

QuaternaryNeogenePaleogeneHolocenePleist.Plio.MioceneOligoceneEocenePaleoceneEuthynnusMatarchiaHemithyrsitesRexeaGymnosardaGrammatorcynusGempylusEpinnulaThunnusLepidopusTrichiurusSphyraenaScomberScomberomorusPseudohistiophorusWetherellusPalaeothunnusSardaSphyraenodusEutrichiuridesLandanichthysQuaternaryNeogenePaleogeneHolocenePleist.Plio.MioceneOligoceneEocenePaleocene

References[edit]

  • Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 363: 1–560. Retrieved 2011-05-19.