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Pogonias cromis  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Black drum
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Pogonias: Greek, pogon = beard (Ref. 45335).

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino; salobre demersal; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 10 - ? m.   Subtropical, preferred 23°C (Ref. 107945); 46°N - 51°S

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Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Ref. 7251) to Florida, Gulf of Mexico, the Antilles (uncommon), and the southern Caribbean coast; also from the Orinoco delta to Argentina.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 64.5, range 63 - ? cm
Max length : 170 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251); common length : 50.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3702); peso máximo publicado: 51.3 kg (Ref. 4699); edad máxima reportada: 43 años (Ref. 7188)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 11; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 19-22; Espinas anales 2; Radios blandos anales: 5 - 7. Silvery grey to very dark, young with 4 or 5 black vertical bars on sides, disappearing with growth; pelvic and anal fins usually dark. Chin with 5 pores and 10 to 13 pairs of small barbels along median edges of lower jaws and subopercles, increasing in length posteriorly. Gas bladder with numerous lateral appendages interconnected in a complicated pattern in adult. Sagitta semicircular and moderately thin (Ref 51721).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found usually over sand and sandy mud bottoms in coastal waters, especially in areas with large river runoffs. Juveniles often enter estuaries. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, mollusks and fishes.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial; pesca deportiva: si; Acuario: Acuarios públicos
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