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

Genus: Pseudotolithus

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Pseudotolithus elongatus (Bowdich, 1825)

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Pseudotolithus elongatus
[Bobo croaker]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pseudotolithus epipercus (Bleeker, 1863)

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Pseudotolithus epipercus
[Guinea croaker]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Pseudotolithus moorii (Günther, 1865)

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Pseudotolithus moorii
[Cameroon croaker]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 114 cm TL
Pseudotolithus senegalensis (Valenciennes, 1833)

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Pseudotolithus senegalensis
[Cassava croaker]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 230 cm TL
Pseudotolithus senegallus (Cuvier, 1830)

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Pseudotolithus senegallus
[Law croaker]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Pseudotolithus typus Bleeker, 1863

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Pseudotolithus typus
[Longneck croaker]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudotolithus elongatus Bobo croaker Eastern Atlantic 47 TL 1825
Pseudotolithus epipercus Guinea croaker Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1863
Pseudotolithus moorii Cameroon croaker Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1865
Pseudotolithus senegalensis Cassava croaker Eastern Atlantic 114 TL 1833
Pseudotolithus senegallus Law croaker Eastern Atlantic 230 TL 1830
Pseudotolithus typus Longneck croaker Eastern Atlantic 140 TL 1863



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