Order Perciformes Stirton 1953 (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes

Alternative spelling: Perchiformes

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1953. Vertebrate paleontology and continental stratigraphy in Colombia. Geological Society of America Bulletin 64:603-622

Parent taxon: Percomorpharia according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Bannikov 2014, Bannikov and Carnevale 2009, Böhme 2010, Carnevale et al. 2011, Carnevale and Godfrey 2118, Carnevale et al. 2003, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Day 2002, Estes 1964, Fierstine 1998, Fierstine 1999, Fierstine 2001, Fierstine 2005, Fierstine and Starnes 2005, Friedman and Johnson 2005, Gottfried et al. 2012, Long 2011, Malabarba et al. 2006, Murray and Attia 2004, Nelson 2006, Nolf and Dockery 1990, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Shoshani et al. 1989, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Weems 1999

Sister taxa: Acanthuriformes, Acropomatidae, Caesionidae, Caproidae, Centrarchiformes, Centrogenyidae, Chaetodontidae, Cirrhitiformes, Emmelichthyidae, Enoplosidae, Ephippiformes, Epigonidae, Gerreidae, Haemulidae, Howellidae, Kuhliidae, Kyphosidae, Labriformes, Lateolabracidae, Leiognathidae, Lobotidae, Lophiiformes, Lutjanidae, Malacanthidae, Monodactylidae, Moronidae, Oplegnathidae, Pempheriformes, Percichthyidae, Polyprionidae, Pomacanthidae, Priacanthidae, Scatophagidae, Sciaenidae, Siganidae, Sillaginidae, Sinipercidae, Spariformes, Terapontidae, Tetraodontiformes, Uranoscopiformes

Subtaxa: Acanthonotus Acanthuroidei Acentrogobius Alectis Alepes Aluvarus Ammodytoidei Amphiperca Amphistichus Anarhichas Anarrhichthys Aphia Apogonoides Apolectus Apsilus Aramichthys Ariomma Avitolabrax Avitoluvarus Bairdiella Beaumontoperca Bembrops Bilinia Blabe Blennius Boops Brama Branchiostegidae Brotulidae Burtinia Calamus Callionymus Callyodon Carangodidae Chaeturichthys Chanda Chandidae Clinus Cockerellites Coryphopterus Cottioidei Cottopsis Crenidens Crenidens Cristigerina Ctenodentex Ctenosciaena Cubiceps Cymatogaster Damalichthys Dapaloides Diaphyodus Dipterichthys Ductoridae Emmelichthys Eocottidae Eoluvarus Eoserranus Eothyrsites Epinnula Exallias Exelliidae Gazza Gempylus Gerres Glaucosoma Haliophis Hemerocoetes Hypacanthus Hyperoglyphe Hyperoplus Hyperprosopon Ioscion Isacia Kuhlia Kushlukiidae Kyphosus Labrisomus Labroidea Labroidei Lactarius Landanichthys Latidae Lepidogobius Leptoscopus Lethops Libotonius Lithognathus Liza Lonchistium Luvarus Lycodopsis Lyconectes Maccullochella Matarchia Menticirrhus Mioplosus Mugiloidei Neanthias Nebris Neoscombrops Notothenioidei Oblada Odonteobolca Opisthomyzon Oplegnathus Orthopristis Ostracoberyx Palaeoperca Paracalamus Parapercis Paraplatax Parapristipoma Parapygaeus Pararhenanoperca Parasphyraena Pasaichthys Pempheris Pennahia Pentacerotidae Pentanemus Pentaprion Percalates Percoidei Percoideorum Percophidae Phanerodon Phosphichthys Pirskenius Plagioholocentrus Platycephalidae Platylates Plectorhinchus Polydactylus Priacanthopsis Propercarinidae Propygidium Proserranus Psenes Pseudoscarus Pseudoscopelus Quasicichla Quasimullidae Repropcidae Rexea Rhacochilus Rhenanoperca Robertanniidae Roncador Sargus Scomberoides Scombroidei Scombrops Scombrosphyraena Scorpaenoidei Selar Seriphus Serranoidei Sillaginodes Sillago Sparidae Sphenocephalus Sphyraenoidei Sphyraenops Stromateoidei Stromateus Synagrops Tetrapterus Thyrsitocephalus Trachinidae Trachinoidei Trichiuroidei Tripterygion Tungtingichthys Verilus Wangia Xiphioidei Zoarces

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

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