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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gerreidae Mojarras

Genus: Eucinostomus

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Eucinostomus argenteus Baird & Girard, 1855

Photo by Photo by Barbosa, J.M./M. Deda
 
Eucinostomus argenteus
[Silver mojarra]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Eucinostomus currani Zahuranec, 1980

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Eucinostomus currani
[Pacific flagfin mojarra]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Eucinostomus dowii (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Eucinostomus dowii
[Dow's mojarra]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Eucinostomus entomelas Zahuranec, 1980

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Eucinostomus entomelas
[Dark-spot mojarra]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Eucinostomus gracilis (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Eucinostomus gracilis
[Graceful mojarra]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25.5 cm TL
Eucinostomus gula (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Eucinostomus gula
[Jenny mojarra]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm NG
Eucinostomus harengulus Goode & Bean, 1879

Photo by Photo by American Littoral Society - Southeast Chapter
 
Eucinostomus harengulus
[Tidewater mojarra]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Eucinostomus havana (Nichols, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Eucinostomus havana
[Bigeye mojarra]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Eucinostomus jonesii (Günther, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Eucinostomus jonesii
[Slender mojarra]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Eucinostomus melanopterus (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Eucinostomus melanopterus
[Flagfin mojarra]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Eucinostomus argenteus Silver mojarra Eastern Pacific 21 TL 1855
Eucinostomus currani Pacific flagfin mojarra Eastern Pacific 21 TL 1980
Eucinostomus dowii Dow's mojarra Southeast Pacific 20 TL 1863
Eucinostomus entomelas Dark-spot mojarra Eastern Pacific 18 SL 1980
Eucinostomus gracilis Graceful mojarra Eastern Pacific 21 TL 1862
Eucinostomus gula Jenny mojarra Western Atlantic 25.5 TL 1824
Eucinostomus harengulus Tidewater mojarra Western Central Atlantic 15 NG 1879
Eucinostomus havana Bigeye mojarra Western Atlantic 18 TL 1912
Eucinostomus jonesii Slender mojarra Western Atlantic 20 TL 1879
Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin mojarra Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1863



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