Pachyurus schomburgkii Günther, 1860
Amazon croaker
photo by Casatti, L.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  20.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
Biology:  An important foodfish (Ref. 4537).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 01.06.93
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.07.04
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 25.08.94

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