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Taxon: Suborder Percoidei Rafinesque, 1810 (fish)
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Kingdom [Animalia] Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
   Subkingdom Metazoa Haeckel, 1874 see Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758
     Division Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910 see Subkingdom Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910
       Subdivision Bilateralia
         Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
             Superclass Pisces Linnaeus, 1758 - fishes
               Class Osteichthyes Huxley, 1880 - bony fishes see [unranked] Euteleostomi
                 Subclass Actinopterygii Woodward, 1891 - ray-finned fishes see Class Actinopterygii Woodward, 1891
                   Superorder Teleostei Bonaparte, 1836
                     Order Perciformes Rafinesque, 1810 - perches
                       Suborder Percoidei Rafinesque, 1810
                         01 Family Centropomidae Poey, 1868
                         02 Family Serranidae Regan, 1913 - sea basses and groupers
                         03 Family Grammistidae see Subfamily Grammistinae
                         04 Family Grammidae see Family Grammatidae
                         05 Family Theraponidae see Family Teraponidae
                         06 Family Centrarchidae Regan, 1913 - sunfishes and freshwater basses
                         07 Family Kuhliidae - flagtails
                         08 Family Priacanthidae - bigeyes
                         09 Family Apogonidae Bonaparte, 1846 - cardinalfishes
                         10 Family Percidae Rafinesque, 1815 - perches and darters
                         11 Family Sillaginidae - sillagos
                         12 Family Branchiostegidae see Family Malacanthidae
                         13 Family Pomatomidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896 - bluefishes
                         14 Family Rachycentridae - cobias
                         15 Family Echeneidae Rafinesque, 1815 - remoras and sharksuckers see Family Echeneididae Rafinesque, 1815
                         16 Family Carangidae Rafinesque, 1815 - jacks
                         17 Family Coryphaenidae Rafinesque, 1815 - dolphins
                         18 Family Lutianidae see Family Lutjanidae Gill, 1861
                         19 Family Nemipteridae Regan, 1930 - threadfin breams and spinycheeks
                         20 Family Lobotidae - tripletails
                         21 Family Gerridae see Family Gerreidae Bleeker, 1859
                         22 Family Pomadasyidae see Family Haemulidae Gill, 1885
                         23 Family Lethrinidae - emperors
                         24 Family Sparidae Jordan & Evermann, 1898 - porgys and seabreams
                         25 Family Sciaenidae Günther, 1860 - croakers and drums
                         26 Family Mullidae Rafinesque, 1815 - goatfishes
                         27 Family Monodactylidae - moonies
                         28 Family Bathyclupeidae - bathyclupeids
                         29 Family Toxotidae - archerfishes
                         30 Family Kyphosidae - sea chubs
                         31 Family Ephippidae - spadefishes, batfishes and scats
                         32 Family Scatophagidae - scats
                         33 Family Chaetodontidae Rafinesque, 1815 - butterflyfishes
                         34 Family Nandidae - leaffishes
                         35 Family Embiotocidae - surfperches
                         36 Family Cichlidae Heckel, 1840 - cichlids
                         37 Family Pomacentridae Günther, 1862 - damselfishes and anemonefishes

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