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

Genus: Umbrina

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Umbrina analis Günther, 1868

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Umbrina analis
[Longspine drum]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Umbrina broussonnetii Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Umbrina broussonnetii
[Striped drum]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Umbrina bussingi López S., 1980

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Umbrina bussingi
[Bussing's drum]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Umbrina canariensis Valenciennes, 1843

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Umbrina canariensis
[Canary drum]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Umbrina canosai Berg, 1895

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Umbrina canosai
[Argentine croaker]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Umbrina cirrosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Umbrina cirrosa
[Shi drum]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Umbrina coroides Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Umbrina coroides
[Sand drum]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Umbrina dorsalis Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Umbrina dorsalis
[Longfin drum]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Umbrina galapagorum Steindachner, 1878

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Umbrina galapagorum
[Galápagos drum]
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Umbrina imberbis
[]



Western Atlantic

Umbrina milliae Miller, 1971

Photo by Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Umbrina milliae
[]
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Umbrina reedi
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Umbrina roncador Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Umbrina roncador
[Yellowfin drum]



Eastern Atlantic and West
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Umbrina ronchus Valenciennes, 1843

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Umbrina ronchus
[Fusca drum]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Umbrina steindachneri Cadenat, 1951

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Umbrina steindachneri
[Steindachner's drum]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Umbrina wintersteeni Walker & Radford, 1992

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Umbrina wintersteeni
[Wintersteen drum]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Umbrina xanti Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by CENAIM
 
Umbrina xanti
[Polla drum]



17 species

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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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