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Anglerfishes (Lophiiformes) is the order of ray-finned fishes, which currently comprises 5 suborders with 18 families, 78 genera, and 363 species. Almost all representatives of Lophiiformes look very bizarre. They are sea inhabitants, most of which prefer to swim in the deep sea. (Humpback anglerfish. Postage stamp of the Republic…

This adriaticnature article is the last one that deals with the inhabitants of the Adriatic Sea that represent the most numerous fish order, the Perciformes order, as well as fish, which used to be included in it until recently. However, there will be another article about ex-Perciformes (but today they…

Just like in the case of the Gobiiformes fish order, which was considered to be the suborder of the Perciformes order until recently, Blenniiformes became a separate order not so long ago, and it belongs to the Ovalentaria clade now. But we won’t go into details of classifications. So let’s…

Like it or not, nowadays, fishermen get involved in the life of various social networks to a certain degree. Recently, they’ve got used to sharing news concerning fishing, opinions on various fishing techniques, manufacturers’ novelty products and discussing them. Involuntarily, one starts to follow the success and, sometimes, failures of…

The Labroidei suborder of the Perciformes order comprises about 2,300 species, which are united into six families. Most multicolored fish, which can be found almost underfoot at the Mediterranean shore, are representatives of this particular suborder. (Cuckoo wrasse. Drawing by an unknown author, 1836. etsy.com) Most people consider Labroidei to be small…