Pachyurus francisci (Cuvier, 1830)
San Francisco croaker
photo by Bentinho, A.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  29.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic, potamodromous
Distribution:  South America: Sao Francisco River basin in Brazil.
Biology:  Important food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 06.08.94

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