Stromateoidei

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Stromateoidei
Centrolophus niger.jpg
Rudderfish Centrolophus niger
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Stromateoidei
Families

Stromateoidei is a suborder of the Perciformes, the largest order of fish. The suborder includes the medusafishes, squaretails and driftfishes which associate with jellyfish, the latter families preying on them while the medusafish use them for protection while scavenging food scraps.

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