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

Genus: Ophioscion

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Ophioscion adustus
[Croaker]
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Ophioscion costaricensis
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ophioscion imiceps (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

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Ophioscion imiceps
[Blinkard croaker]
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Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Ophioscion panamensis
[Panama croaker]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ophioscion punctatissimus Meek & Hildebrand, 1925

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Ophioscion punctatissimus
[Spotted croaker]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Ophioscion scierus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Ophioscion scierus
[Point-Tuza croaker]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ophioscion simulus Gilbert, 1898

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ophioscion simulus
[Snub-nosed croaker]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ophioscion strabo Gilbert, 1897

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Ophioscion strabo
[Squint-eyed croaker]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ophioscion typicus Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ophioscion typicus
[Point-nosed croaker]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Ophioscion vermicularis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Ophioscion vermicularis
[Vermiculated croaker]



10 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ophioscion adustus Croaker Southwest Atlantic 1831
Ophioscion costaricensis Western Atlantic 1958
Ophioscion imiceps Blinkard croaker Eastern Pacific 25 TL 1882
Ophioscion panamensis Panama croaker Western Central Atlantic 9.1 SL 1945
Ophioscion punctatissimus Spotted croaker Western Atlantic 25 TL 1925
Ophioscion scierus Point-Tuza croaker Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1884
Ophioscion simulus Snub-nosed croaker Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1898
Ophioscion strabo Squint-eyed croaker Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1897
Ophioscion typicus Point-nosed croaker Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1863
Ophioscion vermicularis Vermiculated croaker Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1867



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