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

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

Other names

= Croaker
= Jewfish
= Meagre

Least Concern


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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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