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Sciaenidae

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Placement

Kingdom Animalia (animals)
Phylum Chordata (vertebrates & kin)
Class Osteichthyes (bony fish)
Order Perciformes (perch-like fish)
Family Sciaenidae

Synonyms and common names

Croakers, drums

References

http://www.rra.dst.tx.us/bi/fish/county/order/SCIAENIDAE.htm
as of 2002-06-25

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Sciaenidae are a family of fish, called the drum[?] family and included in the order Perciformes. Includes the weakfish.

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