sciaenid fish


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Noun1.sciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce soundsciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae - warm-water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout
drumfish, drum - small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
jewfish, mulloway, Sciaena antarctica - large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre
maiger, maigre, Sciaena aquila - large European marine food fish
croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise
whiting - any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
sea trout - any of several sciaenid fishes of North American coastal waters
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Plagioscions quamosissimus (Heckel, 1840) commonly called "corvina" or "pescada branca", is a sciaenid fish mainly found in large rivers and constitute an important resource for commercial and sport fishing (Casatti, 2003).
The sciaenid fish spot, Leiostomus xanthurus, is found in great abundance as juveniles and adults in coastal waters along the Lower Atlantic and Gulf coasts.