Species of Fish

By xfernal on 11/18/2013 • Rank (10069) • Views (10312) •Comments(0)
The wahoo is a scombrid fish found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas. There are indications of seasonal concentrations off the Pacific coasts of Panama, Costa Rica and Baja California in the summer, off Grand Cayman (Atlantic) in the winter and spring, and off the western Bahamas and Bermuda in the spring and fall. It is best known to...

By xfernal on 10/27/2014 • Rank (5047) • Views (5199) •Comments(0)
Walleye (Sander vitreus, formerly Stizostedion vitreum) is a freshwater perciform fish native to most of Canada and to the Northern United States. It is a North American close relative of the European pikeperch. The walleye is sometimes called the yellow walleye to distinguish it from the blue walleye, which is a subspecies that can be found in the...

By xfernal on 10/28/2014 • Rank (4287) • Views (4441) •Comments(0)
The weakfish, Cynoscion regalis, is a marine fish of the drum family Sciaenidae. A large, slender, marine fish, it is found along the east coast of North America. The head and back of this fish are dark brown in color with a greenish tinge. The sides have a faint silvery hue with dusky specks, and the belly is white. The origin of its name is base...

By xfernal on 1/10/2017 • Rank (4358) • Views (4545) •Comments(0)
Haemulon plumierii, the white grunt or common grunt, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Haemulidae native to the western Atlantic Ocean. It grows to a length of about 30 cm (12 in) and is a silvery-cream color, with narrow yellow and blue longitudinal stripes, but can modify its color somewhat to match its surroundings. It is closely rel...

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Occurs throughout the Atlantic Ocean from latitudes 35°S to 45°N, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and the western Mediterranean Sea. Stray specimens have been recorded outside this range. Though this pelagic and migratory species is usually found in deep blue tropical and warm temperate waters, it frequently comes in close...

By xfernal on 1/15/2017 • Rank (9719) • Views (10048) •Comments(0)
Menticirrhus americanus, the southern kingfish, southern kingcroaker, the king whiting, the Carolina whiting, or the Sea Mullet, is a species of marine fish in the family Sciaenidae. It lives in shallow coastal waters on the western fringes of the Atlantic Ocean. The southern kingcroaker can grow to about 50 centimetres (20 in) but a more usual...

By xfernal on 1/23/2016 • Rank (4738) • Views (4865) •Comments(0)
The yellow perch (Perca flavescens), commonly referred to as perch, is a freshwater perciform fish native to much of North America. Other common names for yellow perch include American perch, coontail, lake perch, raccoon perch, ring-tail perch, ringed perch, and striped perch. Yellow perch is often recognized by its dark vertical stripes and gold...

By xfernal on 8/17/2019 • Rank (550) • Views (633) •Comments(0)
Yellowedge Grouper are found in deep-waters of the western Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.    They are a longlived, slow growing species that changes sex (from female to male) as they grow. The Yellowedge Grouper, Epinephelus flavolimbatus, is similar in appearance to the Snowy...

By xfernal on 6/25/2014 • Rank (8980) • Views (9296) •Comments(0)
The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a species of tuna found in pelagic waters of tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide. Yellowfin is often marketed as ahi, from its Hawaiian name ʻahi although the name ʻahi in Hawaiian also refers to the closely related bigeye tuna. The species name, albacares ("white meat") can lead to confusion. The tu...

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