Umbrina canariensis   Valenciennes,  1843 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Sciaenidae

Image copyrights: Hernandez-Gonzalez, C.L

Description

Synonym (s)
Umbrina lafonti Moreau, 1874
Sciaena sinuata (Day, 1876)
Umbrina sinuata Day, 1876
Umbrina striata Boulenger, 1888
Umbrina valida Jordan & Gunn, 1898

Common Name (s)
• Canary drum (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Sold fresh and dried salted in markets.)

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Muddy
Prey:  Small shrimps, worms and other bottom invertebrates

Biogeography


• Gujarat INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Kizhakudan, SJ; Nair, KVS and Zala, MS Demersal Finfish Resources of Gujarat Sustainable fisheries development: Focus on Gujarat 57-66 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/6060/
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

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