Other perchlike fishes

Family Caproidae
This family regroups Boarfishes and related species.

Family Echeneidae
This family regroups the Sharksuckers and related species.

Family Rachycentridae
This monotypic family has been created for the Cobia.

Family Monodactylidae
This family regroups the Moonies and related species.

Family Nandidae
This family regroups the Leaffishes species. The family is sometimes known as Polycentridae.

Family Pempheridae
This family regroups the Sweepers and related species.

Parapriacanthus ransonneti – Golden bullseye
Pempheris schomburgkii – Glassy sweeper
Pempheris schwenkii – Silver sweeper

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

Maccullochella peelii – Murray river cod
Siniperca chuatsi – Mandarin fish

Family Percidae
This family regroups the True Perches and related species.

Etheostoma caeruleum – Rainbow darter
Etheostoma spectabile – Orangethroat darter

Family Sciaenidae
This family regroups the Croakers, Drums and related species.

Daysciaena albida – Bengal corvina
Eques lanceolatus – Jackknife fish
Equetus punctatus – Spotted drum
Sciaenops ocellatus – Red drum

Family Sphyraenidae
This family regroups the Barracudas and related species.

Sphyraena barracuda – Great barracuda
Sphyraena jello – Pickhandle barracuda

Family Terapontidae
This family regroups the Terapons and related species.

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

Family Toxotidae
This family regroups the Archerfishes and related species.

Toxotes blythii – Zebra archerfish
Toxotes chatareus – Seven-spot archerfish

Family Enoplosidae
This family regroups the Old Wife and related species

Enoplosus armatus – Old wife

Family Trachinidae
This family regroups the Weevers and related species.


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