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.
Age and growth-rate estimation of sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus in Louisiana waters using otoliths.
Sargus ovis = Archosargus probatocephalus (Wal-baum): Sheepshead; p.
First, a quick scoop of biology; Archosargus probatocephalus is a member of the porgy family, thus its shape.
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.
Abundant grazers are omnivorous and include the spottail pinfish Diplodus holbrooki, the pinfish Lagodon rhomboides, and the sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus, all of which are abundant in summer.
Postflexion 112 31 Juvenile 4 2 Archosargus probatocephalus Postflexion 24 7 Juvenile 1 1 Lagodon rhomboides Postflexion 2 2 Juvenile 54 23 Chasmodes saburrae Flexion 258 60 Postflexion 116 37 Juvenile 1 1 Hypsoblennius spp.
Sheepshead (porgy) Juveniles and adults common on Archosargus probatocephalus southern Bight reef habitats.
Unidentified grunt 97 Haemulon striatum Striped grunt 98 Orthopristis chrysoptera Pigfish Sparidae, Porgies 99 Archosargus probatocephalus Sheepshead 100 Archosargus rhomboidalis Sea bream 101 Calamus arctifrons Grass porgy 102 Calamus bajonado Jolthead porgy 103 Calamus calamus Saucereye porgy 104 Calamus nodosus Knobbed porgy 105 Calamus proridens Littlehead porgy 106 Calamus spp.
Age and growth of sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus in Louisiana waters using otoliths.