Hawkfishes and other centrarchiformes

Family Cirrhitidae
This family regroups the Hawkfishes and related species.

Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus – Coral hawkfish
Cyprinocirrhites polyactis – Swallowtail hawkfish
Neocirrhites armatus – Flame hawkfish
Oxycirrhites typus – Longnose hawkfish

Family Centrarchidae
This family regroups the Freshwater Basses and related species.

Lepomis macrochirus – Bluegill
Lepomis microlophus – Redear sunfish
Micropterus dolomieu – Smallmouth bass
Micropterus punctulatus – Spotted bass
Pomoxis nigromaculatus – Black crappie

Family Cheilodactylidae
This family regroups the Morwongs and related species.

Goniistius gibbosus – Magpie morwong
Goniistius zonatus – Spottedtail morwong

Family Kyphosidae
This family regroups the Sea-chubs and related species.

Medialuna californiensis – Halfmoon
Microcanthus strigatus – Stripey

Family Oplegnathidae
This family regroups the Knifejaws and related species.

Oplegnathus punctatus – Spotted knife-jaw

Family Terapontidae
This family regroups the Terapons and related species.

Rhynchopelates oxyrhynchus – Longnose tigerfish
Terapon jarbua – Tiger perch
Terapon theraps – Largescaled terapon

Family Percichthyidae
This family regroups the Freshwater cods and related species.

Maccullochella peelii – Murray river cod
Siniperca chuatsi – Mandarin fish

Family Enoplosidae
This family regroups the Old Wife and related species

Enoplosus armatus – Old wife

Family Elassomatidae
This family regroups the Pygmy Sunfishes and related species.

Elassoma evergladei – Everglades pygmy sunfish
Elassoma okefenokee – Okefenokee pygmy sunfish

Family Scorpididae
This family regroups the Halfmoon and related species.

Family Kuhliidae
This family regroups the Flagtails and related species.


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