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genus

Menticirrhus Gill, 1861

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Carolina Whiting
species Menticirrhus elongatus (Günther, 1864) - Pacific Kingcroaker
species Menticirrhus littoralis (Holbrook, 1855) - Gulf Kingcroaker
species Menticirrhus nasus (Günther, 1868) - Highfin King Croaker
species Menticirrhus ophicephalus (Jenyns, 1840)
species Menticirrhus paitensis Hildebrand, 1946 - Paita Kingcroaker
species Menticirrhus panamensis (Steindachner, 1877) - Panama Kingcroaker
species Menticirrhus saxatilis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) - Northern Kingfish
species Menticirrhus undulatus (Girard, 1854) - California Corbina

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2659]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Menticirrhus Gill, 1861]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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