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see croakercroaker,
member of the abundant and varied family Sciaenidae, carnivorous, spiny-finned fishes including the weakfishes, the drums, and the kingcroakers (or kingfish). The croaker has a compressed, elongated body similar to that of the bass.
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Umbrina littoralis = Menticirrhus littoralis (Holbrook): Gulf Kingfish; p.
A diet study of species of Menticirrhus, conducted near the Patos Lagoon in Brazil, has shown both low species diversity and seasonal differences in prey consumption, with polychaetes, amphipods, and various crustaceans being consumed most frequently (Rodrigues and Vieira, 2010).
125 102 19 Stelliferstellifer 94 73 37 (Bloch, 1790) Stellifer brasiliensis 118 46 22 (Schultz, 1945) Macrodon ancylodon 21 18 81 (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Menticirrhus americanus 58 30 25 (Linnaeus, 1758) Cynoscion virescens 40 20 36 (Cuvier, 1830) Micropogonias furnieri 20 19 13 (Desmarest, 1823) Stellifer sp.
The top trophic level predators in the marsh habitat were Menticirrhus littoralis (TL = 3.
O presente trabalho avalia a condição reprodutiva de uma das espécies mais comuns nos desembarques da região, tanto na pesca de emalhe como naquela de arrasto: a betara preta, ou papaterra, Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus, 1758).
ROB Southern kingcroaker Imbetara Menticirrhus IMB americanus (Linnaeus, 1758) Trahira Traira Hophas sp.
Stomachs were removed from Menticirrhus americanus, Cynoscion arenarius, C.
Life-history patterns of many of the Sciaenidae in the northcentral GOM are not well understood, and limited life-history information is available on the Menticirrhus complex, which includes Gulf Kingfish, (Menticirrhus littoralis), Northern Kingfish (M.
Ten species of fish were only collected in the spring: black drum Pogonias cromis, silver perch Bairdiella chrysoura, southern kingfish Menticirrhus americanus, stripped mullet Mugil cephalus, ladyfish Elops saurus, pipefish Syngnathus spp.