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

Genus: Atractoscion

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Atractoscion aequidens (Cuvier, 1830)

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Atractoscion aequidens
[Geelbeck croaker]
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Max. Length 51.5 cm SL

 
Atractoscion atelodus
[Small lunate caudal fin croaker]
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Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Atractoscion macrolepis
[Large scale lunate caudal fin croaker]
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Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Atractoscion microlepis
[Small scale lunate caudal fin croaker]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 166 cm TL
Atractoscion nobilis (Ayres, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Atractoscion nobilis
[White weakfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Atractoscion aequidens Geelbeck croaker Western Indian Ocean 130 TL 1830
Atractoscion atelodus Small lunate caudal fin croaker Southwestern Pacific 51.5 SL 1867
Atractoscion macrolepis Large scale lunate caudal fin croaker Southeast Atlantic 29 SL 2017
Atractoscion microlepis Small scale lunate caudal fin croaker Western Indian Ocean 35.5 SL 2017
Atractoscion nobilis White weakfish Eastern Pacific 166 TL 1860



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