Cynoscion albus (Günther, 1864)
Whitefin weakfish
Cynoscion albus
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  130 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: southern Mexico to Ecuador.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults inhabit coastal waters; juveniles entering estuaries, river mouths, and shallow bays (Ref. 9118). Feed on shrimps, fishes and cephalopods (Ref. 9118).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 February 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.95
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.07.13

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