Taxon profile


Atlantic Shadefish
Argyrosomus regius (Asso, 1801)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Sciaenidae - croakers and drums »  genus Argyrosomus

Scientific synonyms

Perca regia Asso, 1801
Argyrosomus regium (Asso, 1801)
Sciaena regius (Asso, 1801)
Cheilodipterus aquila Lacépède, 1803
Sciaena aquila Cuvier, 1817
Sciaena aquila (Lacépède, 1803)
Argyrosomus procerus De la Pylaie, 1835
Perca vanloo Risso, 1810

Other names

= Croaker
= Jewfish
= Meagre

Least Concern


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [418]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/1993]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Argyrosomus regius (Asso, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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