Umbrina broussonnetii Cuvier, 1830
Striped drum
photo by Duarte, L.O.

 Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
 Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Greater Antilles (Hispaniola), except Cuba, and from Costa Rica to Colombia. Also Antilles (Ref. 26938).
 Biology:  Found in shallow sandy areas along beaches. Marketed fresh or salted, or sold for bait.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.10.90
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09
 Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 08.08.94

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