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Scorpaeniformes

Scorpaeniformes
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Families
Suborder Dactylopteroidei
    Dactylopteridae
Suborder Scorpaenoidei
    Scorpaenidae[?]
    Caracanthidae[?]
    Aploactinidae[?]
    Pataecidae[?]
    Gnathanacanthidae[?]
    Congiopodidae[?]
    Triglidae[?]
Suborder Platycephaloidei
    Bembridae[?]
    Platycephalidae[?] (flatheads)
    Hoplichthyidae[?]
Suborder Anoplopomatoidei
    Anoplopomatidae[?]
Suborder Hexagrammoidei
    Hexagrammidae[?]
Suborder Normanichthyiodei
    Normanichthyidae[?]
Suborder Cottoidei
    Rhamphocottidae[?]
    Ereuniidae[?]
    Cottidae (sculpins)
    Comephoridae[?]
    Abyssocottidae
    Hemitripteridae[?]
    Agonidae[?]
    Psychrolutidae[?]
    Bathylutichthyidae[?]
    Cyclopteridae[?] (lumpsuckers)
    Liparidae[?]

Scorpaeniformes is an order of ray-finned fish, also called the Scleroparei, closely related to and sometimes included in the Perciformes. There are about 20 families, including the following:



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