order Perciformes

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Synonyms for order Perciformes

one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches

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Remarks: Due to the unsettled state of the higher classification of teleosts, we have taken a conservative approach and retained the Serranidae in the Order Perciformes, but acknowledge the fact that not all ichthyologists would agree with that assignment.
The climbing perch, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792) is a highly priced air breathing, freshwater food fish species belongs to the family Anabantidae and order Perciformes.
The Order Perciformes is the most diverse group with 20 families, 57 genera and 68 species.
Heteronchocleidus has been described from fishes belonging to order Perciformes, commonly known as Labyrinth fishes (Anabantoidei), including family Osphronemidae and Anabantidae, except H.
Heptapteridae NT Rhamdia quelen (Quoy & Gaimard in Freycinet, 1824) Order Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae SAm, CAm, NAm, AF Phalloceros harpagos Lucinda, 2008 Phalloceros reisi Lucinda, 2008 Order Perciformes Cichlidae NT, AF, OR Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Class Amphibia Order Anura Centrolenidae SAm Vitreorana eurygnatha (A.