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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Sciaenidae Drums or croakers

Genus: Bairdiella

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5 species
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bairdiella armata Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bairdiella armata
[Armed croaker]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bairdiella chrysoura (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bairdiella chrysoura
[Silver perch]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Bairdiella ensifera (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bairdiella ensifera
[Swordspine croaker]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bairdiella icistia (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bairdiella icistia
[Ronco croaker]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Bairdiella ronchus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Bairdiella ronchus
[Ground croaker]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bairdiella armata Armed croaker Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1863
Bairdiella chrysoura Silver perch Western Atlantic 30 TL 1802
Bairdiella ensifera Swordspine croaker Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1882
Bairdiella icistia Ronco croaker Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1882
Bairdiella ronchus Ground croaker Western Atlantic 35 TL 1830



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