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Group E comprises fishes from all 3 regions: Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) from Atlantic and GOM populations, as well as Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis), Spotfin Croaker (Roncador stearnsii), and Yellowfin Croaker (Umbrina roncador).
Within group E, the Atlantic congeners Spotted Seatrout and Weakfish and the Pacific species Spotfin Croaker, and Yellowfin Croaker have similar spawning seasons and habitats within regions (Brown, 1981; Lowerre-Barbieri et al.
The species include White Seabass (Atractoscion nobilis), Silver Perch (Bairdiella chrysoura), Black Croaker (Cheilotrema saturnum), Sand Seatrout (Cynoscion arenarius), Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), Silver Seatrout (Cynoscion nothus), Shortfin Corvina (Cynoscion parvipinnis), Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis), White Croaker (Genyonemus lineatus), Spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), Southern Kingfish (Menticirrhus americanus), Gulf Kingfish (Menticirrhus littoralis), Northern Kingfish (Menticirrhus saxatilis), California Corbina (Menticirrhus undulatus), Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulatus), Black Drum (Pogonias cromis), Spotfin Croaker (Roncador stearnsi), Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus), Queenfish (Seriphus politus), and Yellowfin Croaker (Umbrina roncador).
3--Color) William Walker of Seal Beach catches his share of spotfin croaker during twice-weekly visits to his hometown wharf.
I don't come to socialize,'' said William Walker, 79, of Seal Beach, the morning's success measured by the eight yellowfin and spotfin croakers in his bucket stationed on the pier's wooden planks.
The quarry can be pure fighting glory - halibut (last year Selby released a 20-pound flattie that he landed on 12-pound leader after it broke his rod), barred surfperch, needlefish, spotfin croaker, yellowfin croaker, mackerel, corbina - or something, shall we say, a little less highly prized - lobster, rock crab, mussels, kelp, the bottom.
Yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador) and spotfin croaker (Roncador stearnsii) were collected from San Clemente, California from May through September 2006.
Nearshore gill net surveys by Pondella and Allen (2000) reported yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador) as the most abundant species along the mainland and third most abundant at Santa Catalina Island whereas spotfin croaker (Roncador stearnsii) was not among the 25 most abundant species in either area.
Abundant species such as queenfish exhibited low thermal thresholds (15-20[degrees]C), while spotfin croaker and barred sand bass became stressed at higher temperatures (25-30[degrees]C).
Species with higher critical thermal maxima comprised Group III, namely zebraperch (Hermosilla azurea), spotfin croaker (Roncador stearnsii), barred sand bass (Paralabrax nebulifer), yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador), and sargo (Anisotremus davidsonii) (Figure 4).