Cynoscion squamipinnis (Günther, 1867)
Weakfish
Cynoscion squamipinnis
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  64 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults inhabit coastal waters, along shores and in estuaries (Ref. 9118). Feed on fishes, shrimps and other crustaceans (Ref. 9118).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 May 2007 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 19.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Busson, Frédéric - 25.10.07

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