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Family: Centropomidae Snooks



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12 species (see list below)

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Centropomus armatus Gill, 1863

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus armatus
[Armed snook]

Photo by Perusquía, E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36.2 cm TL
Centropomus ensiferus Poey, 1860

Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Centropomus ensiferus
[Swordspine snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Centropomus medius Günther, 1864

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus medius
[Blackfin snook]

Photo by Dutka-Gianelli, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 47.5 cm TL
Centropomus mexicanus Bocourt, 1868

Photo by Dutka-Gianelli, J.
 
Centropomus mexicanus
[Largescale fat snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 123 cm TL
Centropomus nigrescens Günther, 1864

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus nigrescens
[Black snook]

Photo by Perusquía, E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Centropomus parallelus Poey, 1860

Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Centropomus parallelus
[Fat snook]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Centropomus pectinatus Poey, 1860

Photo by FAO
 
Centropomus pectinatus
[Tarpon snook]

Photo by Perusquía, E.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Centropomus poeyi Chávez, 1961

Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Centropomus poeyi
[Mexican snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 34.5 cm TL
Centropomus robalito Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus robalito
[Yellowfin snook]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Centropomus undecimalis (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Centropomus undecimalis
[Common snook]

Photo by Cherson, A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Centropomus unionensis Bocourt, 1868

Photo by Cherson, A.
 
Centropomus unionensis
[Union snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 112 cm TL
Centropomus viridis Lockington, 1877

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus viridis
[White snook]
12 Species of Family Centropomidae
(Snooks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1863 Centropomus armatus Armed snook Eastern Pacific 37 TL
1860 Centropomus ensiferus Swordspine snook Western Atlantic 36.2 TL
1864 Centropomus medius Blackfin snook Eastern Pacific 65 TL
1868 Centropomus mexicanus Largescale fat snook Western Atlantic 47.5 TL
1864 Centropomus nigrescens Black snook Eastern Pacific 123 TL
1860 Centropomus parallelus Fat snook Western Atlantic 72 TL
1860 Centropomus pectinatus Tarpon snook Western Atlantic 56 TL
1961 Centropomus poeyi Mexican snook Western Central Atlantic 90 TL
1882 Centropomus robalito Yellowfin snook Eastern Pacific 34.5 TL
1792 Centropomus undecimalis Common snook Western Atlantic 140 TL
1868 Centropomus unionensis Union snook Eastern Pacific 46 TL
1877 Centropomus viridis White snook Eastern Central Pacific 112 TL



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