Taxon profile


Brown Meagre
Sciaena umbra Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Johnius umbra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Corvina umbra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bairdiella umbra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Corvina canariensis Cuvier, 1830
Coracinus chalcis Pallas, 1814
Sciaena nigra Bloch, 1792
Johnius nigra (non Forsskål)
Corvina nigra (non Cuvier, 1829)

Other names

= Corb

Near Threatened


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1707]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24174]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Sciaena umbra Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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