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Troutperches and Relatives: Percopsiformes

Conservation Status

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) lists one species of troutperches and their relatives as Critically Endangered, or facing extremely high risk of extinction in the wild in the near future, and three as Vulnerable, or facing high risk of extinction in the wild. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists one species as Endangered, or in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range, and one as Threatened, or likely to become endangered in the near future.

Additional topics

Animal Life ResourceFish and Other Cold-Blooded VertebratesTroutperches and Relatives: Percopsiformes - Physical Characteristics, Conservation Status, Pirate Perch (aphredoderus Sayanus): Species Account - GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, BEHAVIOR AND REPRODUCTION, THEIR RELATIVES TROUTPERCHES AND PEOPLE