Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic order within the class Actinopterygii — about 7,000 species of ray-finned fish.

Etymologies

Perca +‎ -iformes (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A member of the highly advanced order, Perciformes.

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  • Lutjanus alexandrei has been described recently in the paper “A new species of snapper (Perciformes: Lutjanidae) from Brazil, with comments on the distribution of Lutijanus griseua and L. apodus” by R.L. Moura and K.C. Lindeman (in Zootaxa 1422: 31-43: 2007).

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  • More information: Matallanas, Jesús "Description of Gosztonyia antarctica, a new genus and species of Zoarcidae (Teleostei: Perciformes) from the Antarctic Ocean" Polar Biology 32 (1): 15-19 enero 2009

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  • In Situ Video Observations of Two Manefishes (Perciformes: Caristiidae) in the Mesopelagic Zone of the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Copeia The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

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  • For more information, see the paper: Ng, HH (2008) Nandus mercatus (Teleostei: Perciformes:

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