Large order of fishes that includes families such as the Percidae (perches), Centrarchidae (sunfishes), Sciaenidae (drums or croakers), Cichlidae (cichlids), Scombridae (mackerels and tunas), Xiphiidae (billfishes), and Channidae (snakeheads).

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Albacore Tuna: Thunnus alalunga
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Amphiprion ocellaris
Betsy Berens provides information on the Ocellaris Clownfish, its classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interaction with other species.
Aplodinotus grunniens
Student project on the freshwater drum with classification, habitat, adaptation, diet, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Archer Fish (Toxotes jaculatrix)
Fact sheet on feeding and breeding habits, with description, distribution, role in the habitat, status in Singapore, threats, photos and links.
Archosargus probatocephalus: Sheepshead
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Atlantic Blue-fin Tuna: Thunnus thynnus
Research project by Dustin Schwobe at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Atlantic Sailfish: Istiophorus albicans
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Bandit Angelfish
Research project on Apolemichthys arcuatus by Jordan Brocker at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Bigeye Tuna: Thunnus obesus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
The Black Crappie
Student project on Pomoxis nigromaculatus with classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interactions with other species.
The Bluegill: Lepomis macrochirus
Student project by Jordan Ludwigson including classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Brownstriped Grunt: Anisotremus moricandi
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Bullethead Parrotfish: Chlorurus sordidus
Research project by Amy Klemm on this brilliant-colored fish including its habitat, nutrition, reproduction, behavior, classification and adaptation.
Centropomus undecimalis: Common Snook
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and special status.
Cichlid Room Companion
Information center. Provides a gallery, descriptions and a taxonomic reference service.
Cynoscion nebulosus: Spotted Seatrout
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Double Sash Butterflyfish: Chaetodon marleyi
Photographs and information from ARKive on this species endemic to the waters around South Africa.
Dusky Grouper: Epinephelus marginatus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Epinephelus morio: Red Grouper
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Epinephelus striatus: Nassau Grouper
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and special status.
Giant Mudskipper (Periophthalmodon schlosseri)
Fact sheet on feeding and breeding habits, with description, distribution, role in the habitat, status in Singapore, threats, photos and links.
Hogfish: Lachnolaimus maximus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Humphead Parrotfish: Bolbometopon muricatum
Videos, photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Humphead Wrasse: Cheilinus undulatus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Indo-Pacific Sailfish: Istiophorus platypterus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Indo-Pacific Sergeant: Abudefduf vaigiensis
Photographs and classification information from ARKive.
Leiostomus xanthurus: Spot
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Lutjanus analis: Mutton Snapper
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Lutjanus griseus: Mangrove Snapper
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Lutjanus synagris: Lane Snapper
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Micropterus salmonides
Research project by Mark Junge on the largemouth bass including its classification, habitat, reproduction, adaptations and nutrition.
Mycteroperca bonaci: Black Grouper
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Mycteroperca microlepis: Gag Grouper
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Nassau Grouper: Epinephelus striatus
Videos, photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Ocyurus chrysurus: Yellowtail Snapper
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Oreochromis mossambicus: Mosambique Tilapia
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and invasive information.
Pogonias cromis: Black Drum
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Pomatomus saltatrix: Bluefish
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Student project on Lepomis gibbosus with classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Rainbow Parrotfish: Scarus guacamaia
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Redmouth Grouper: Aethaloperca rogaa
Video, photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Roanoke Bass: Ambloplites cavifrons
Photographs and information from ARKive on this species endemic to rivers in Virginia and North Carolina, USA.
Sarotherodon melanotheron: Blackchin Tilapia
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and invasive information.
Sciaenops ocellatus
Taxonomy, description and photograph of the red drum, its habitat and distribution, life history, community ecology and importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Scomberomorus cavalla: King Mackerel
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Scomberomorus maculatus: Spanish Mackerel
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Scomberomorus regalis: Cero
Photograph and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieui)
Student project with systematics, habitat, adaptive morphology, diet and metabolism, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Southern Bluefin Tuna: Thunnus maccoyii
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Sphyraena barracuda: King of the Reef
Research project by Hannah Sellnow on the great barracuda including its classification, habitat, life history, nutrition and interactions with other species.
Spotfin Betta: Betta macrostoma
Photographs and information from ARKive on this freshwater species endemic to Brunei and northern Sarawak, Borneo.
Swordfish: Xiphias gladius
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Tanganyika Blackfin: Altolamprologus calvus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Tilapia, an Introduction
Article on the life cycle of the Tilapia tropical fish, covering habitat, courtship, reproduction and feeding.
Trachinotus carolinus: Florida Pompano
Photographs and information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and its importance in the fisheries round Florida.
Walleye: Stizostedion vitreum
Image and fact sheet for this freshwater fish, a member of the perch family.
Wreckfish: Polyprion americanus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Yellow Perch
Student project on Perca flavescens with classification, habitat, adaptation, diet, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Yellow Tang: Zebrasoma flavescens
Research project by Tyler Tarman on this fish, including its classification, habitat, adaptations, nutrition, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Yellowfin Hind: Cephalopholis hemistiktos
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Yellowfin Tuna: Thunnus albacarese
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Zoo seeks mate for last surviving ‘gorgeously ugly’ fish
The BBC reports that there are three known surviving Mangarahara cichlids, all male, and that a female is wanted to save the species. (May 10, 2013)
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