Archosargus probatocephalus

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Related to Archosargus probatocephalus: Archosargus rhomboidalis, Lagodon rhomboides
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Noun1.Archosargus probatocephalus - large (up to 20 lbs) food fish of the eastern coast of the United States and MexicoArchosargus probatocephalus - large (up to 20 lbs) food fish of the eastern coast of the United States and Mexico
sparid, sparid fish - spiny-finned food fishes of warm waters having well-developed teeth
Archosargus, genus Archosargus - a genus of Sparidae
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Age determination in larval and juvenile sheepshead, Archosargus probatocephalus. Fish.
Abstract--The sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) is common in coastal waters from the Chesapeake Bay to Texas in the United States and supports a viable recreational and commercial fishery throughout much of its range.
Laryngeal displacement and asphyxiation by a beheaded sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus).
Dark false mussels filter algae from the water column and provide food for fish species such as pinfish (Lagodon rhomboides), sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus), and blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) (Odum & Heald 1972).
Mark, Biochemical Properties of Bone and Scale Collagens Isolated from the Subtropical Fish Black Drum (Pogonia cromis) and Sheepshead Seabream (Archosargus probatocephalus), Food Chem., 88, 495 (2004).
Sargus ovis = Archosargus probatocephalus (Wal-baum): Sheepshead; p.
The sheepshead fish is listed but unsurprisingly I couldn't spot 'archosargus probatocephalus' on the menu.
First, a quick scoop of biology; Archosargus probatocephalus is a member of the porgy family, thus its shape.
Common oyster predators in estuaries of the eastern United States include polyclad turbellarian flatworms, mud crabs (Panopeus herbstii, Eurypanopeus depressus), the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), the stone crab (Menipes mercenaria), and fishes, including sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) and toadfish (Opsanus tau) (White and Wilson 1996).
El primer grupo se conformo por Bagre marinus, Ariopsis felis, Orthopristis chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766), Micropogonias undulatus y Archosargus probatocephalus (Walbaum, 1792), especies con una alta biomasa y muy frecuentes.
The presence of these species on reef structures is thought to attract larger pelagic predatory species, such as striped bass Morone saxatilis, bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix, weakfish Cynoscion regalis, southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma, sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus, and spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus.
Spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosas 235.0 Seabass (genus) Diplectrum 232.9 Tomtate Haemulon aurolineatum 229.4 Orange filefish Aluterus schoepfi 227.7 Spinner shark Carcharhinus brevipinna 223.2 Spinycheek scorpionfish Neomerinthe hemingwayi 222.5 Crab (genus) Callinectes 46.8 Clearnose skate Raja eglanteria 35.7 Sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus 210.3 Rock shrimp discards Sicyonia discards 30.7 Scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini 127.4 Cobia Rachycentron canadum 192.9 Twospot flounder Bothus robinsi 196.2 Leopard searobin Prionotus scitulus 191.6 Blacknose shark Carcharhinus acronotus 174.0 Bluespotted searobin Prionotus roseus 172.0 Sculptured mud crab Micropanope sculptipes 171.0 Penaeid shrimp Penaeus spp.