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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Gerreidae Mojarras

Genus: Eugerres

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Eugerres axillaris (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Eugerres axillaris
[Black axillary mojarra]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Eugerres brasilianus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Vitule, JRS
 
Eugerres brasilianus
[Brazilian mojarra]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Eugerres brevimanus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Eugerres brevimanus
[Short fin mojarra]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Eugerres lineatus (Humboldt, 1821)

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Eugerres lineatus
[Streaked mojarra]



Central America
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Eugerres mexicanus (Steindachner, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Valdez Zenil, J.
 
Eugerres mexicanus
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Eugerres plumieri (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Eugerres plumieri
[Striped mojarra]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Eugerres axillaris Black axillary mojarra Eastern Central Pacific 19 SL 1864
Eugerres brasilianus Brazilian mojarra Western Central Atlantic 50 FL 1830
Eugerres brevimanus Short fin mojarra Eastern Central Pacific 28 SL 1864
Eugerres lineatus Streaked mojarra Eastern Pacific 18 SL 1821
Eugerres mexicanus Central America 24.2 SL 1863
Eugerres plumieri Striped mojarra Western Atlantic 40 TL 1830



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