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

Genus: Pachyurus

(See list of species below)



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10 species
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Photo by Casatti, L.

South America
Max. Length 26.4 cm SL
Pachyurus adspersus Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Casatti, L.
 
Pachyurus adspersus
[Brazilian croaker]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pachyurus bonariensis Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Pachyurus bonariensis
[La Plata croaker]

Photo by Casatti, L.

South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Pachyurus calhamazon Casatti, 2001

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Pachyurus calhamazon
[]

Photo by Bentinho, A.

South America
Max. Length 29.7 cm SL
Pachyurus francisci (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Bentinho, A.
 
Pachyurus francisci
[San Francisco croaker]

Photo by Casatti, L.

South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Pachyurus gabrielensis Casatti, 2001

Photo by Casatti, L.
 
Pachyurus gabrielensis
[]

Photo by Casatti, L.

South America
Max. Length 35.5 cm TL
Pachyurus junki Soares & Casatti, 2000

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Pachyurus junki
[]

Photo by Casatti, L.

South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Pachyurus paucirastrus Aguilera, 1983

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Pachyurus paucirastrus
[]

Photo by Casatti, L.

South America
Max. Length 20.9 cm SL
Pachyurus schomburgkii Günther, 1860

Photo by Casatti, L.
 
Pachyurus schomburgkii
[Amazon croaker]

Photo by Casatti, L.

South America
Max. Length 29.1 cm SL
Pachyurus squamipennis Agassiz, 1831

Photo by Casatti, L.
 
Pachyurus squamipennis
[]
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South America
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Pachyurus stewarti
[]



10 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pachyurus adspersus Brazilian croaker South America 26.4 SL 1879
Pachyurus bonariensis La Plata croaker South America 25 SL 1879
Pachyurus calhamazon South America 8.1 SL 2001
Pachyurus francisci San Francisco croaker South America 29.7 SL 1830
Pachyurus gabrielensis South America 14.6 SL 2001
Pachyurus junki South America 35.5 TL 2000
Pachyurus paucirastrus South America 14.8 SL 1983
Pachyurus schomburgkii Amazon croaker South America 20.9 SL 1860
Pachyurus squamipennis South America 29.1 SL 1831
Pachyurus stewarti South America 19.2 SL 2002



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