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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sciaenidae Drums or croakers

Genus: Umbrina

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Umbrina analis Longspine drum Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1868
Umbrina broussonnetii Striped drum Western Atlantic 25 TL 1830
Umbrina bussingi Bussing's drum Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1980
Umbrina canariensis Canary drum Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1843
Umbrina canosai Argentine croaker Southwest Atlantic 40 TL 1895
Umbrina cirrosa Shi drum Eastern Atlantic 73 TL 1758
Umbrina coroides Sand drum Western Atlantic 35 TL 1830
Umbrina dorsalis Longfin drum Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1862
Umbrina galapagorum Galápagos drum Southeast Pacific 45 TL 1878
Umbrina imberbis Southeast Pacific 1873
Umbrina milliae Western Atlantic 1971
Umbrina reedi Southeast Pacific 1880
Umbrina roncador Yellowfin drum Eastern Central Pacific 56 TL 1882
Umbrina ronchus Fusca drum Eastern Atlantic and West 100 TL 1843
Umbrina steindachneri Steindachner's drum Eastern Atlantic 47 TL 1951
Umbrina wintersteeni Wintersteen drum Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1992
Umbrina xanti Polla drum Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1862



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