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Pogonias cromis  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Black drum
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Pogonias: Greek, pogon = beard (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten bottenlevande; havsvandrande (Ref. 51243); djupintervall 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 / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm 64.5, range 63 - ? cm
Max length : 170 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 7251); common length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3702); publicerad maxvikt: 51.3 kg (Ref. 4699); rapporterad maxålder: 43 år (Ref. 7188)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 19-22; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 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).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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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

Fiskeri: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Offentliga akvarier
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