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Beryciformes (Alfonso Squirrelfishes)

Families in this Order

Family: Anomalopidae
(Flashlight Fishes)
Class: Actinopterygii

Family: Anoplogastridae
Class: Actinopterygii

Family: Berycidae
Class: Actinopterygii

Family: Holocentridae
(Squirrelfishes & Soldierfishes)
Class: Actinopterygii

Family: Monocentridae
(Pinecone Fishes)
Class: Actinopterygii

Family: Trachichthyidae
Class: Actinopterygii

About This Order


This order comprises 7 families: Anoplogastridae, Diretmidae, Monocentridae, Trachichthyidae, Berycidae, Holocentridae, and Anomalopidae.

References: Nelson 2006

Families in the DFL database for this Order:
Anoplogastridae (1 Genera; 2 species) DFL Record
Monocentridae (2 Genera; 4 species) DFL Record
Trachichthyidae (7 Genera; ~39 species) DFL Record
Berycidae (2 Genera; 9 species) DFL Record
Holocentridae (8 Genera; ~78 species) DFL Record
Anomalopidae (6 Genera; 8 species) DFL Record

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