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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sciaenidae Drums or croakers

Genus: Argyrosomus

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Argyrosomus amoyensis (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by FAO
 
Argyrosomus amoyensis
[Amoy croaker]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Argyrosomus beccus
[]

Photo by Mann, B.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Argyrosomus coronus Griffiths & Heemstra, 1995

Photo by Mann, B.
 
Argyrosomus coronus
[Dusky kob]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Argyrosomus heinii (Steindachner, 1902)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Argyrosomus heinii
[Arabian sea meagre]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 200 cm TL

 
Argyrosomus hololepidotus
[Southern meagre]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 145 cm TL

 
Argyrosomus inodorus
[Mild meagre]

Photo by Banks, I.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 181 cm TL
Argyrosomus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Argyrosomus japonicus
[Japanese meagre]

Photo by IGFA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 230 cm TL
Argyrosomus regius (Asso, 1801)

Photo by IGFA
 
Argyrosomus regius
[Meagre]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Argyrosomus thorpei Smith, 1977

Photo by SFSA
 
Argyrosomus thorpei
[Squaretail kob]
9 Species of Family Sciaenidae with Genus Argyrosomus
(Drums or croakers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1863 Argyrosomus amoyensis Amoy croaker Indo-West Pacific 40 SL
1994 Argyrosomus beccus Western Indian Ocean 23 SL
1995 Argyrosomus coronus Dusky kob Southeast Atlantic 200 TL
1902 Argyrosomus heinii Arabian sea meagre Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1801 Argyrosomus hololepidotus Southern meagre Indian Ocean 200 TL
1995 Argyrosomus inodorus Mild meagre Southeast Atlantic 145 TL
1843 Argyrosomus japonicus Japanese meagre Indo-West Pacific 181 TL
1801 Argyrosomus regius Meagre Eastern Atlantic 230 TL
1977 Argyrosomus thorpei Squaretail kob Western Indian Ocean 71 TL



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