Menticirrhus panamensis (Steindachner, 1876)
Panama kingcroaker
Menticirrhus panamensis
photo by Robertson, R.

 Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
 Max. size:  75 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Baja California, Mexico and the Gulf of California.
 Biology:  Inhabits coastal waters and bays (Ref. 9118). Feeds on worms, crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 9118). Common in local markets (Ref. 9118).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.95
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.12.12

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