Paralonchurus goodei Gilbert, 1898
Goode croaker
Paralonchurus goodei
photo by Robertson, R.

 Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
 Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 11 - 60 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru.
 Biology:  Adults are found along sandy coasts, bays and estuaries. Feed mainly on worms and other marine invertebrates (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. - 18.07.95
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 30.07.14

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