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

Genus: Stellifer

(See list of species below)



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24 species (see list below)

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Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 14.5 cm NG
Stellifer brasiliensis (Schultz, 1945)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Stellifer brasiliensis
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL

 
Stellifer chaoi
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Stellifer chrysoleuca (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stellifer chrysoleuca
[Shortnose stardrum]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Stellifer colonensis
[Stardrum]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific

Stellifer ephelis Chirichigno F., 1974

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stellifer ephelis
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stellifer ericymba (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stellifer ericymba
[Hollow stardrum]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Stellifer fuerthii (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stellifer fuerthii
[White stardrum]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18.1 cm TL
Stellifer griseus Cervigón, 1966

Photo by FAO
 
Stellifer griseus
[Gray stardrum]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Stellifer illecebrosus Gilbert, 1898

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stellifer illecebrosus
[Silver stardrum]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Stellifer lanceolatus (Holbrook, 1855)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Stellifer lanceolatus
[American stardrum]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Stellifer magoi
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Stellifer mancorensis Chirichigno F., 1962

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stellifer mancorensis
[Smooth stardrum]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stellifer melanocheir Eigenmann, 1918

Photo by FAO
 
Stellifer melanocheir
[Black stardrum]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Stellifer microps (Steindachner, 1864)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Stellifer microps
[Smalleye stardrum]

Photo by Eakins, R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm Tl
Stellifer minor (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Stellifer minor
[Minor stardrum]

Photo by Camargo, M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 14.8 cm TL
Stellifer naso (Jordan, 1889)

Photo by Camargo, M.
 
Stellifer naso
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Stellifer oscitans (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stellifer oscitans
[Yawning stardrum]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stellifer pizarroensis Hildebrand, 1946

Photo by FAO
 
Stellifer pizarroensis
[Pizzaro stardrum]

Photo by Camargo, M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Stellifer rastrifer (Jordan, 1889)

Photo by Camargo, M.
 
Stellifer rastrifer
[Rake stardrum]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 14.2 cm TL
Stellifer stellifer (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Stellifer stellifer
[Little croaker]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Stellifer venezuelae
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Stellifer walkeri
[Professor stardrum]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Stellifer wintersteenorum
[Amigo stardrum]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Stellifer zestocarus Gilbert, 1898

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stellifer zestocarus
[Softhead stardrum]
24 Species of Family Sciaenidae with Genus Stellifer
(Drums or croakers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1945 Stellifer brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic 14.5 NG
1983 Stellifer chaoi Western Atlantic 9.7 TL
1867 Stellifer chrysoleuca Shortnose stardrum Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1925 Stellifer colonensis Stardrum Western Atlantic 15 TL
1974 Stellifer ephelis Eastern Pacific
1882 Stellifer ericymba Hollow stardrum Eastern Pacific 15 TL
1876 Stellifer fuerthii White stardrum Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1966 Stellifer griseus Gray stardrum Western Atlantic 18.1 TL
1898 Stellifer illecebrosus Silver stardrum Eastern Pacific 25 TL
1855 Stellifer lanceolatus American stardrum Western Atlantic 20 TL
1983 Stellifer magoi Western Atlantic 11.5 TL
1962 Stellifer mancorensis Smooth stardrum Eastern Pacific 20 TL
1918 Stellifer melanocheir Black stardrum Southeast Pacific 15 TL
1864 Stellifer microps Smalleye stardrum Western Atlantic 20 TL
1846 Stellifer minor Minor stardrum Southeast Pacific 25 Tl
1889 Stellifer naso Western Atlantic 14.8 TL
1882 Stellifer oscitans Yawning stardrum Eastern Pacific 25 TL
1946 Stellifer pizarroensis Pizzaro stardrum Southeast Pacific 15 TL
1889 Stellifer rastrifer Rake stardrum Western Atlantic 20 TL
1790 Stellifer stellifer Little croaker Western Atlantic 14.2 TL
1945 Stellifer venezuelae Western Atlantic 20 TL
2001 Stellifer walkeri Professor stardrum Eastern Central Pacific
2001 Stellifer wintersteenorum Amigo stardrum Eastern Central Pacific
1898 Stellifer zestocarus Softhead stardrum Eastern Pacific 20 TL



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